Zip Code 56572 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePelican Rapids
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Otter Tail
Area Code218
Alternate Zip Code NamesPEL RAPIDS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCORMORANT
Current Population:5454
Racial Majority:White 79.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$43459
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1250 - 1431 ft.
Area180 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.60734300, -96.08860000

Zip Code 56572 Description

Zip Code 56572 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56572 is primarily located in Otter Tail County. The official US Postal Service name for 56572 is PELICAN RAPIDS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56572 are contained within or border the city limits of Pelican Rapids, MN, . The area code for zip code 56572 is 218. 56572 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56572 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 56572 decreased to 5454 from 5622 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56572 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56572 public schools is White. 42.7% of students in 56572 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4112 79.86% 4299 -4%
 Black Or African American 318 6.18% 147 +116%
 Hispanic 528 10.25% 817 -35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.41% 30 -30%
 Asian 119 2.31% 88 +35%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 58 0.99% 58 -12%

Zip Code 56572 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.4%
 Black Or African American 6.8%
 Hispanic 29.3%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 56572 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population54545622
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households2203
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43459
Income Under $50K Per Year57.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.30%
56572 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$228857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$291112
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
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 56572 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-53173145545957463419330
Avg Max Temp (°F)16243654697781807056362152
Avg Precip (In.).73.491.051.512.814.053.753.112.512.051.05.5423.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fergus Falls, MN
CBSA Type56572
CBSA Population56222
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours