ZIP Code 56278 - Ortonville Minnesota

ZIP Code 56278 is located in Ortonville Minnesota. Portions of 56278 are also in Big Stone Township and Otrey Township and Prior Township and Ortonville Township and Odessa Township. 56278 is entirely within Big Stone County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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ZIP Code 56278 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameOrtonville
Primary CountyBig Stone County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,740
Area Code(s)320
Current Time

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56278 Demographics

56278 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 56278 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 56278 is White. The current unemployment level in 56278 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density20 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,238
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$56,354
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$58,770
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.85%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.46%

56278 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56278 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56278 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1548.36%
Bachelor Degree28815.63%
High School Diploma74540.42%
No High School Diploma221.19%
GED or Alternate814.4%
1 or More Years of College25013.56%
Associates Degree19210.42%
Masters Degree573.09%
Professional Degree301.63%
Doctorate Degree241.3%

56278 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 56278
RegionMetro Minneapolis-St. Paul
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area134 Square Miles

56278 Politics

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56278 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion46e - Tewaukon/Big Stone Stagnation Moraine

56278 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)07203346566058473521632
Avg Max Temp (°F)21273956707984827259392554
Avg Precip (In.).69.571.462.092.643.63.492.842.

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