Zip Code 56304 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSaint Cloud
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sherburne
Secondary County: Benton
Area Code320
Current Population:16020
Racial Majority:White 82.69%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 45.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$47798
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50840
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range991 - 1056 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.52214600, -94.05366100

Zip Code 56304 Description

Zip Code 56304 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56304 is primarily located in Sherburne County. Portions of 56304 are also located in Benton County. The official US Postal Service name for 56304 is SAINT CLOUD, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56304 are contained within or border the city limits of St. Cloud, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN, and Clear Lake, MN. The area code for zip code 56304 is 320. 56304 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56304 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.6% 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 56304 increased to 16020 from 15703 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56304 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56304 public schools is Black. 87.2% of students in 56304 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13251 82.69% 13021 +2%
 Black Or African American 1725 10.77% 1416 +22%
 Hispanic 453 2.83% 436 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 155 0.97% 172 -10%
 Asian 124 0.77% 560 -78%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 19 0% 19 -100%
 Two Or More Races 393 1.97% 393 -20%

Zip Code 56304 Race/Ethnicity

 White 34.4%
 Black Or African American 45.8%
 Hispanic 5.7%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 11.3%

Zip Code 56304 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1602015703
Male Population53.70%
Female Population46.30%
Total Households6359
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47798
Income Under $50K Per Year51.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.60%
56304 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 6Tom EmmerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$210324
Average Real Estate Sale Price$167341
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 51h - St. Croix Outwash Plain
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56304 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-17193345545956473521632
Avg Max Temp (°F)19263855697882807057382453
Avg Precip (In.).81.621.542.153.114.523.474.012.962.281.58.727.75
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
St. Cloud, MN
CBSA Type56304
CBSA Population191035
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours