Zip Code 56481 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameVerndale
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wadena
Secondary County: Todd
Area Code218
Current Population:2031
Racial Majority:White 95.3%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$37732
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49910
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1299 - 1385 ft.
Area150 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.46165100, -94.94500900

Zip Code 56481 Description

Zip Code 56481 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56481 is primarily located in Wadena County. Portions of 56481 are also located in Todd County. The official US Postal Service name for 56481 is VERNDALE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56481 are contained within or border the city limits of Verndale, MN, Aldrich, MN, . The area code for zip code 56481 is 218. 56481 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56481 is 7.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% 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 56481 decreased to 2031 from 2091 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56481 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56481 public schools is White. 59% of students in 56481 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2110 95.3% 1936 +9%
 Black Or African American 24 1.08% 3 +700%
 Hispanic 14 0.63% 30 -53%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.14% 8 -63%
 Asian 6 0.27% 4 +50%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 50 2.57% 50 +14%

Zip Code 56481 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.5%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 56481 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population20312091
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households806
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37732
Income Under $50K Per Year65.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
56481 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$254800
Average Real Estate Sale Price$127701
Current Unemployment Level 7.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
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 56481 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-43163044535856453419330
Avg Max Temp (°F)17253654687680786856362251
Avg Precip (In.).9.611.541.923.044.2743.382.732.491.46.6627
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours