Zip Code 56279 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePennock
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kandiyohi
Area Code320
Current Population:1271
Racial Majority:White 83.72%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$52881
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67640
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1119 - 1263 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.21866900, -95.17688100

Zip Code 56279 Description

Zip Code 56279 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56279 is primarily located in Kandiyohi County. The official US Postal Service name for 56279 is PENNOCK, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56279 are contained within or border the city limits of Pennock, MN, . The area code for zip code 56279 is 320. 56279 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56279 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 56279 increased to 1271 from 1180 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56279 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56279 public schools is . % of students in 56279 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1162 83.72% 1126 +3%
 Black Or African American 9 0.65% 1 +800%
 Hispanic 195 14.05% 111 +76%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 4 0.29% 11 -64%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.3% 21 -14%

Zip Code 56279 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56279 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population12711180
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households458
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52881
Income Under $50K Per Year45.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.80%
56279 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$186417
Average Real Estate Sale Price$77388
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
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 DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56279 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)07203447566158483622633
Avg Max Temp (°F)19263855707982807158382454
Avg Precip (In.).86.671.652.223.264.973.763.742.812.231.55.728.43
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willmar, MN
CBSA Type56279
CBSA Population41326
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours