Zip Code 56587 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameVergas
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Otter Tail
Area Code218
Current Population:1404
Racial Majority:White 96.13%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$46591
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64020
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1368 - 1460 ft.
Area68 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.63985100, -95.86037800

Zip Code 56587 Description

Zip Code 56587 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56587 is primarily located in Otter Tail County. The official US Postal Service name for 56587 is VERGAS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56587 are contained within or border the city limits of Vergas, MN, . The area code for zip code 56587 is 218. 56587 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56587 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 56587 increased to 1404 from 1318 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56587 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56587 public schools is . % of students in 56587 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1343 96.13% 1376 -2%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 2 0.14% 4 -50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.64% 10 -10%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 11 3.08% 11 +291%

Zip Code 56587 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56587 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population14041318
Male Population52.30%
Female Population47.70%
Total Households672
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46591
Income Under $50K Per Year54.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
56587 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$217800
Average Real Estate Sale Price$337726
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
Vergas, MN
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 51j - Alexandria Moraines and Detroit Lakes Outwash Plain
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56587 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-53163144535856463419330
Avg Max Temp (°F)16243654697680796956352151
Avg Precip (In.).77.541.181.622.844.193.893.32.632.251.09.5724.87
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fergus Falls, MN
CBSA Type56587
CBSA Population56222
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours