Zip Code 56518 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBluffton
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Otter Tail
Area Code218
Current Population:388
Racial Majority:White 90.43%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$47349
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49510
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1362 - 1414 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.49351300, -95.22384500

Zip Code 56518 Description

Zip Code 56518 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56518 is primarily located in Otter Tail County. The official US Postal Service name for 56518 is BLUFFTON, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56518 are contained within or border the city limits of Bluffton, MN, . The area code for zip code 56518 is 218. 56518 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56518 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 56518 increased to 388 from 324 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56518 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56518 public schools is . % of students in 56518 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 312 90.43% 371 -16%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 33 9.57% 9 +267%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0% 6 -100%

Zip Code 56518 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 56518 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population388324
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households143
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$47349
Income Under $50K Per Year53.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
56518 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$200667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125072
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
Bluffton, MN
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 56518 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-52153043535755453318329
Avg Max Temp (°F)17243653687580786855362251
Avg Precip (In.).91.591.531.9534.293.813.212.62.471.39.6126.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fergus Falls, MN
CBSA Type56518
CBSA Population56222
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours