Zip Code 56361 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameParkers Prairie
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Otter Tail
Secondary County: Douglas
Area Code218
Current Population:2403
Racial Majority:White 98.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$37424
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54970
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1411 - 1552 ft.
Area177 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.16269400, -95.33186800

Zip Code 56361 Description

Zip Code 56361 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56361 is primarily located in Otter Tail County. Portions of 56361 are also located in Douglas County. The official US Postal Service name for 56361 is PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56361 are contained within or border the city limits of Parkers Prairie, MN, Urbank, MN, . The area code for zip code 56361 is 218. 56361 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56361 is 5.6% 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 56361 decreased to 2403 from 2461 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56361 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56361 public schools is White. 35.3% of students in 56361 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2353 98.95% 2370 -1%
 Black Or African American 4 0.17% 4 +0%
 Hispanic 3 0.13% 13 -77%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 2 0.08% 1 +100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.67% 14 +14%

Zip Code 56361 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.8%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 56361 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population24032461
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households995
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$37424
Income Under $50K Per Year64.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
56361 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$118208
Average Real Estate Sale Price$224000
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
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 51j - Alexandria Moraines and Detroit Lakes Outwash Plain
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56361 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-34173245545957473520531
Avg Max Temp (°F)17253754687681796956362252
Avg Precip (In.).94.611.51.933.044.253.733.332.572.341.34.626.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fergus Falls, MN
CBSA Type56361
CBSA Population56222
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours