Zip Code 56280 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePorter
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yellow Medicine
Area Code507
Current Population:480
Racial Majority:White 97.54%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$45745
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61660
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1152 - 1260 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.64330900, -96.15856200

Zip Code 56280 Description

Zip Code 56280 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56280 is primarily located in Yellow Medicine County. The official US Postal Service name for 56280 is PORTER, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56280 are contained within or border the city limits of Porter, MN, . The area code for zip code 56280 is 507. 56280 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56280 is 4.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% 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 56280 decreased to 480 from 562 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56280 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56280 public schools is . % of students in 56280 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 515 97.54% 475 +8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.19% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 7 1.33% 3 +133%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.19% 0 +0%
 Asian 4 0.76% 2 +100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0% 0 +0%

Zip Code 56280 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56280 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population480562
Male Population53.50%
Female Population46.50%
Total Households212
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45745
Income Under $50K Per Year56.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
56280 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$130410
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166509
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
Porter, MN
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 46l - Prairie Coteau Escarpment
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56280 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310213447566159483622834
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294057718084827360412756
Avg Precip (In.).77.641.742.2834.033.512.912.362.051.51.6125.42
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours