Zip Code 56531 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElbow Lake
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grant
Area Code218
Current Population:1994
Racial Majority:White 98.12%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$38875
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65850
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1014 - 1332 ft.
Area179 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.99483900, -96.00897000

Zip Code 56531 Description

Zip Code 56531 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56531 is primarily located in Grant County. The official US Postal Service name for 56531 is ELBOW LAKE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56531 are contained within or border the city limits of Elbow Lake, MN, . Zip code 56531 is within area code 218 and area code 320. 56531 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56531 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% 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 56531 decreased to 1994 from 2222 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56531 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56531 public schools is White. 36.8% of students in 56531 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1929 98.12% 1925 +0%
 Black Or African American 6 0.31% 4 +50%
 Hispanic 9 0.46% 30 -70%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2% 1 +300%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.15% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.76% 30 -50%

Zip Code 56531 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.5%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 56531 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population19942222
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households877
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$38875
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
56531 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$63462
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119088
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
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 51j - Alexandria Moraines and Detroit Lakes Outwash Plain
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56531 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-44163145545956463419430
Avg Max Temp (°F)17243654697781807057372252
Avg Precip (In.).78.531.181.812.674.243.423.132.212.061.03.4423.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours