ZIP Code 56401 - Brainerd Minnesota

ZIP Code 56401 is located in Brainerd Minnesota. Portions of 56401 are also in East Gull Lake and Baxter and Garrison and Nisswa and First Assessment and Maple Grove Township (Crow Wing County) and Long Lake Township (Crow Wing County) and Nokay Lake Township and Crow Wing Township. 56401 is primarily within Crow Wing County, with some portions in Cass County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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ZIP Code 56401 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBrainerd
Primary CountyCrow Wing County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)31,347
Area Code(s)218 / 320
Current Time

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56401 Demographics

56401 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 56401 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 56401 is White. The current unemployment level in 56401 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate3.52%
Population Density84 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,504
Percentage High Income Households1.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$58,479
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$500,330
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 95.63%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.08%

56401 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2900.95%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56401 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American742.09%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.08%

56401 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,5498.46%
Bachelor Degree2,90815.88%
High School Diploma5,50930.08%
No High School Diploma2121.16%
GED or Alternate8634.71%
1 or More Years of College3,63519.85%
Associates Degree2,40313.12%
Masters Degree9134.99%
Professional Degree2461.34%
Doctorate Degree740.4%

56401 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 56401
RegionMetro Minneapolis-St. Paul
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBrainerd, MN
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area373 Square Miles

56401 Politics

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56401 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion50b - Minnesota/Wisconsin Upland Till Plain

56401 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-61153043525754443319329
Avg Max Temp (°F)18263754687680786856372352
Avg Precip (In.).81.621.471.943.

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