Zip Code 56523 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameClimax
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code218
Current Population:539
Racial Majority:White 91.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$46152
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59500
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range830 - 886 ft.
Area131 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.65867000, -96.80893100

Zip Code 56523 Description

Zip Code 56523 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56523 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 56523 is CLIMAX, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56523 are contained within or border the city limits of Climax, MN, . The area code for zip code 56523 is 218. 56523 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56523 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56523 decreased to 539 from 575 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56523 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56523 public schools is White. 62.1% of students in 56523 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 460 91.82% 499 -8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 5 -100%
 Hispanic 27 5.39% 23 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4% 4 -50%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 2% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.4% 8 -75%

Zip Code 56523 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 22.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3.5%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 56523 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population539575
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households213
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46152
Income Under $50K Per Year54.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.10%
56523 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$107025
Average Real Estate Sale Price$128000
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 48a - Glacial Lake Agassiz Basin
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56523 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-62163144535755453317229
Avg Max Temp (°F)14223453697781816955342051
Avg Precip (In.).6.53.91.362.433.573.182.872.171.83.92.5220.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Forks, ND-MN
CBSA Type56523
CBSA Population97290
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours