Zip Code 56308 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlexandria
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Douglas
Secondary County: Pope
Area Code320
Current Population:23961
Racial Majority:White 96.87%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$48209
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71110
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time16.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1368 - 1434 ft.
Area185 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.87113600, -95.39205600

Zip Code 56308 Description

Zip Code 56308 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56308 is primarily located in Douglas County. Portions of 56308 are also located in Pope County. The official US Postal Service name for 56308 is ALEXANDRIA, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56308 are contained within or border the city limits of Alexandria, MN, Forada, MN, and Nelson, MN. The area code for zip code 56308 is 320. 56308 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56308 is 4.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.0% and is lower 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 56308 increased to 23961 from 21829 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56308 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56308 public schools is White. 32.8% of students in 56308 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 23450 96.87% 23145 +1%
 Black Or African American 146 0.6% 128 +14%
 Hispanic 213 0.88% 258 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.38% 66 +39%
 Asian 42 0.17% 140 -70%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 216 1.09% 216 +23%

Zip Code 56308 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.7%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 56308 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2396121829
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households10357
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
16.7%
Median Household Income$48209
Income Under $50K Per Year51.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.90%
56308 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$235420
Average Real Estate Sale Price$230444
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 51j - Alexandria Moraines and Detroit Lakes Outwash Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56308 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-16193246556058473521632
Avg Max Temp (°F)17253653687681796956362251
Avg Precip (In.)1.651.491.923.014.333.353.542.642.211.28.5825.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alexandria, MN
CBSA Type56308
CBSA Population36923
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours