Zip Code 56278 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOrtonville
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Big Stone
Area Code320
Current Population:2601
Racial Majority:White 96.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$35696
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55800
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range1017 - 1145 ft.
Area134 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.36222900, -96.39357200

Zip Code 56278 Description

Zip Code 56278 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56278 is primarily located in Big Stone County. The official US Postal Service name for 56278 is ORTONVILLE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56278 are contained within or border the city limits of Ortonville, MN, Big Stone City, SD, . The area code for zip code 56278 is 320. 56278 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56278 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56278 decreased to 2601 from 2901 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56278 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56278 public schools is White. 39.3% of students in 56278 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2695 96.8% 2522 +7%
 Black Or African American 12 0.43% 5 +140%
 Hispanic 28 1.01% 24 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.18% 16 -69%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.58% 28 +57%

Zip Code 56278 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.9%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 56278 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population26012901
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households1158
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35696
Income Under $50K Per Year69.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
56278 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$83000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$47824
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
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 46e - Tewaukon/Big Stone Stagnation Moraine
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 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.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours