Zip Code 56296 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWheaton
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Traverse
Area Code320
Current Population:2029
Racial Majority:White 95.19%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$36382
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58750
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time10.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range981 - 1106 ft.
Area257 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.80474700, -96.46339400

Zip Code 56296 Description

Zip Code 56296 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56296 is primarily located in Traverse County. The official US Postal Service name for 56296 is WHEATON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56296 are contained within or border the city limits of Wheaton, MN, White Rock, SD, and Dumont, MN. Zip code 56296 is within area code 320 and area code 218. 56296 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56296 is 3.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56296 decreased to 2029 from 2310 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56296 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56296 public schools is White. 39.7% of students in 56296 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1977 95.19% 1966 +1%
 Black Or African American 5 0.24% 9 -44%
 Hispanic 54 2.6% 24 +125%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.16% 12 +100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.82% 15 +13%

Zip Code 56296 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.5%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 7.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 56296 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population20292310
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households890
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36382
Income Under $50K Per Year65.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.70%
56296 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$79667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65734
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
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 48a - Glacial Lake Agassiz Basin
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56296 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)08203447566159483621733
Avg Max Temp (°F)20273957728084837360392555
Avg Precip (In.).88.561.441.932.583.763.182.552.111.891.13.5222.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours