Zip Code 56343 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKensington
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Douglas
Secondary County: Pope
Area Code320
Current Population:926
Racial Majority:White 96.38%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$48577
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57420
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time20.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1237 - 1424 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.80064200, -95.68219100

Zip Code 56343 Description

Zip Code 56343 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56343 is primarily located in Douglas County. Portions of 56343 are also located in Pope County. The official US Postal Service name for 56343 is KENSINGTON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56343 are contained within or border the city limits of Kensington, MN, . The area code for zip code 56343 is 320. 56343 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56343 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 56343 increased to 926 from 900 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56343 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56343 public schools is White. 48.4% of students in 56343 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 853 96.38% 909 -6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 9 1.02% 8 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.11% 0 +0%
 Asian 8 0.9% 3 +167%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.58% 3 +367%

Zip Code 56343 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.5%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 4.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 56343 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population926900
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households394
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$48577
Income Under $50K Per Year51.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.70%
56343 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$211000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$79000
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 DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56343 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-26193346556058473521532
Avg Max Temp (°F)18253755697782807057372352
Avg Precip (In.).83.611.411.872.924.073.543.312.362.221.22.5124.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alexandria, MN
CBSA Type56343
CBSA Population36923
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours