Zip Code 56482 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWadena
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wadena
Secondary County: Otter Tail
Area Code218
Current Population:6666
Racial Majority:White 96.2%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$38326
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50660
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1303 - 1424 ft.
Area126 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.46749400, -95.14575600

Zip Code 56482 Description

Zip Code 56482 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56482 is primarily located in Wadena County. Portions of 56482 are also located in Otter Tail County. The official US Postal Service name for 56482 is WADENA, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56482 are contained within or border the city limits of Wadena, MN, Bluffton, MN, . The area code for zip code 56482 is 218. 56482 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56482 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 56482 decreased to 6666 from 7040 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56482 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56482 public schools is White. 55.5% of students in 56482 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6536 96.2% 6351 +3%
 Black Or African American 37 0.54% 94 -61%
 Hispanic 76 1.12% 90 -16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 1.47% 19 +426%
 Asian 7 0.1% 19 -63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 93 0.56% 93 -59%

Zip Code 56482 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.8%
 Black Or African American 2.2%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 56482 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population66667040
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households2768
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38326
Income Under $50K Per Year63.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
56482 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$58143
Average Real Estate Sale Price$92972
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 56482 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-52152943535755453318329
Avg Max Temp (°F)16243553687579786855352151
Avg Precip (In.).93.61.571.973.014.273.793.182.632.51.44.6126.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours