Zip Code 56479 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameStaples
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Todd
Secondary County: Wadena
Area Code218
Current Population:5384
Racial Majority:White 95.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$37127
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48770
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1257 - 1417 ft.
Area178 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.45472200, -94.78278500

Zip Code 56479 Description

Zip Code 56479 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56479 is primarily located in Todd County. Portions of 56479 are also located in Wadena County. The official US Postal Service name for 56479 is STAPLES, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56479 are contained within or border the city limits of Staples, MN, . The area code for zip code 56479 is 218. 56479 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56479 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56479 increased to 5384 from 5315 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56479 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56479 public schools is White. 54.2% of students in 56479 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4569 95.07% 5117 -11%
 Black Or African American 10 0.21% 31 -68%
 Hispanic 101 2.1% 68 +49%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 1% 45 +7%
 Asian 24 0.5% 31 -23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 83 1.12% 83 -35%

Zip Code 56479 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 2.6%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 56479 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population53845315
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households2142
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$37127
Income Under $50K Per Year64.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
56479 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 8Pete StauberRepublican
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$150769
Average Real Estate Sale Price$156667
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
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 51l - Wadena/Todd Drumlins and Osakis Till Plain
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56479 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-43163044535856463420430
Avg Max Temp (°F)17253754687680796956362252
Avg Precip (In.).9.611.551.93.084.244.043.442.762.471.49.6727.14
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours