Zip Code 56241 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGranite Falls
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yellow Medicine
Secondary County: Chippewa
Area Code320
Current Population:4166
Racial Majority:White 84.81%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$44072
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58360
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range925 - 1076 ft.
Area148 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.79525500, -95.59118900

Zip Code 56241 Description

Zip Code 56241 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56241 is primarily located in Yellow Medicine County. Portions of 56241 are also located in Chippewa County. The official US Postal Service name for 56241 is GRANITE FALLS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56241 are contained within or border the city limits of Granite Falls, MN, Hazel Run, MN, . Zip code 56241 is within area code 320 and area code 507. 56241 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56241 is 4.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56241 decreased to 4166 from 4331 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56241 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56241 public schools is White. 42.5% of students in 56241 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3243 84.81% 3572 -9%
 Black Or African American 8 0.21% 16 -50%
 Hispanic 140 3.66% 148 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 271 7.09% 328 -17%
 Asian 22 0.58% 17 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 77 3.66% 77 +82%

Zip Code 56241 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.8%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 11.2%
 Asian 2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15.1%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 56241 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population41664331
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households1778
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
42.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$44072
Income Under $50K Per Year55.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
56241 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$121750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$148871
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56241 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19223447576158483622834
Avg Max Temp (°F)21284057718084827360402655
Avg Precip (In.).8.71.682.333.074.063.623.212.42.051.49.6326.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours