Zip Code 56560 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMoorhead
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Clay
Secondary County: Cass
Area Code218
Current Population:40766
Racial Majority:White 87.84%
Public School Racial Majority:White 78.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$47228
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57510
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time15.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range873 - 942 ft.
Area195 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.83963000, -96.73392300

Zip Code 56560 Description

Zip Code 56560 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56560 is primarily located in Clay County. Portions of 56560 are also located in Cass County. The official US Postal Service name for 56560 is MOORHEAD, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56560 are contained within or border the city limits of Moorhead, MN, Oakport, MN, Comstock, MN, Dilworth, MN, Fargo, ND, Oxbow, ND, and Briarwood, ND. Zip code 56560 is within area code 218 and area code 701. 56560 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56560 is 3.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower 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 56560 increased to 40766 from 35005 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56560 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56560 public schools is White. 38.6% of students in 56560 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 36662 87.84% 36188 +1%
 Black Or African American 884 2.12% 768 +15%
 Hispanic 1896 4.54% 1612 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 432 1.04% 553 -22%
 Asian 657 1.57% 756 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.04% 14 +29%
 Other Race 33 0.22% 33 +173%
 Two Or More Races 842 2.63% 842 +30%

Zip Code 56560 Race/Ethnicity

 White 78.8%
 Black Or African American 3%
 Hispanic 7.9%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.4%
 Two or More Races 6.6%

Zip Code 56560 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4076635005
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households15269
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$47228
Income Under $50K Per Year52.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.10%
56560 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$174381
Average Real Estate Sale Price$155040
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
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 56560 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-35183245545957463418431
Avg Max Temp (°F)16233554697782817056352152
Avg Precip (In.).74.541.141.432.583.482.972.532.151.971.5521.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fargo, ND-MN
CBSA Type56560
CBSA Population202746
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours