Zip Code 56355 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNelson
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Douglas
Area Code320
Current Population:579
Racial Majority:White 97.31%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$47375
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58080
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1362 - 1404 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.93278700, -95.23531400

Zip Code 56355 Description

Zip Code 56355 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56355 is primarily located in Douglas County. The official US Postal Service name for 56355 is NELSON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56355 are contained within or border the city limits of Nelson, MN, . The area code for zip code 56355 is 320. 56355 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56355 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 56355 increased to 579 from 526 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56355 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56355 public schools is . % of students in 56355 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 470 97.31% 570 -18%
 Black Or African American 2 0.41% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 10 2.07% 3 +233%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.21% 3 -67%

Zip Code 56355 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56355 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population579526
Male Population52.70%
Female Population47.30%
Total Households223
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$47375
Income Under $50K Per Year52.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.00%
56355 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$107000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$115231
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
Nelson, MN
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 51l - Wadena/Todd Drumlins and Osakis Till Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56355 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-16193346556058473621632
Avg Max Temp (°F)18253754687781796956362252
Avg Precip (In.).97.641.521.933.054.273.463.512.622.281.32.5826.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alexandria, MN
CBSA Type56355
CBSA Population36923
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours