Zip Code 56271 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMurdock
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Swift
Secondary County: Chippewa
Area Code320
Current Population:1196
Racial Majority:White 91.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.6%
Unemployment Rate:2.2%
Median Household Income$42801
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59650
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range1034 - 1253 ft.
Area140 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.23347800, -95.41178000

Zip Code 56271 Description

Zip Code 56271 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56271 is primarily located in Swift County. Portions of 56271 are also located in Chippewa County. The official US Postal Service name for 56271 is MURDOCK, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56271 are contained within or border the city limits of De Graff, MN, Murdock, MN, . The area code for zip code 56271 is 320. 56271 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56271 is 2.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 2.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56271 decreased to 1196 from 1323 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56271 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56271 public schools is White. 48% of students in 56271 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1103 91.23% 1113 -1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 8 -100%
 Hispanic 103 8.52% 63 +63%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.25% 9 -67%

Zip Code 56271 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.6%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 12.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 56271 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population11961323
Male Population54.40%
Female Population45.60%
Total Households483
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42801
Income Under $50K Per Year60.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
56271 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$125667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95067
Current Unemployment Level 2.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
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 56271 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)08213447566158483622733
Avg Max Temp (°F)20273956717983817259392454
Avg Precip (In.).85.691.662.163.124.563.723.612.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours