Zip Code 56256 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMadison
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lac Qui Parle
Area Code320
Current Population:2581
Racial Majority:White 94.19%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$38231
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63350
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range942 - 1152 ft.
Area381 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.01559700, -96.17877400

Zip Code 56256 Description

Zip Code 56256 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56256 is primarily located in Lac Qui Parle County. The official US Postal Service name for 56256 is MADISON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56256 are contained within or border the city limits of Madison, MN, Louisburg, MN, . The area code for zip code 56256 is 320. 56256 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56256 is 4.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% 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 56256 decreased to 2581 from 2927 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56256 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56256 public schools is White. 36.8% of students in 56256 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

The average closing sale price of $58360 for recently sold homes in 56256 is 0.05% higher than the current asking price of $58333 for homes for sale in this zip code.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2385 94.19% 2498 -5%
 Black Or African American 9 0.36% 4 +125%
 Hispanic 60 2.37% 28 +114%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.91% 6 +283%
 Asian 37 1.46% 17 +118%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.71% 28 -36%

Zip Code 56256 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.3%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 4.1%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 56256 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population25812927
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households1166
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$38231
Income Under $50K Per Year64.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
56256 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$58333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58360
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56256 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)08203346566158473521633
Avg Max Temp (°F)21283956707984817360402655
Avg Precip (In.).75.651.522.182.93.83.492.932.182.221.32.4824.43
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours