Zip Code 56589 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaubun
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mahnomen
Secondary County: Becker
Area Code218
Current Population:1975
Racial Majority:White 41.84%
Public School Racial Majority:Native American 64.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.4%
Median Household Income$38626
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48210
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1230 - 1637 ft.
Area148 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.17148700, -95.79353200

Zip Code 56589 Description

Zip Code 56589 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56589 is primarily located in Mahnomen County. Portions of 56589 are also located in Becker County. The official US Postal Service name for 56589 is WAUBUN, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56589 are contained within or border the city limits of Elbow Lake, MN, Waubun, MN, . The area code for zip code 56589 is 218. 56589 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56589 is 8.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56589 increased to 1975 from 1792 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56589 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56589 public schools is Native American. 63% of students in 56589 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 987 41.84% 926 +7%
 Black Or African American 6 0.25% 4 +50%
 Hispanic 37 1.57% 44 -16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1142 48.41% 758 +51%
 Asian 6 0.25% 2 +200%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.08% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 1.02% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 241 6.57% 241 -36%

Zip Code 56589 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64.6%
 Two or More Races 9.5%

Zip Code 56589 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population19751792
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households764
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38626
Income Under $50K Per Year63.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.60%
56589 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$177929
Average Real Estate Sale Price$120088
Current Unemployment Level 8.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
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 48d - Lake Agassiz Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56589 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-71152943525654443217128
Avg Max Temp (°F)14223553687580796855342050
Avg Precip (In.).8.591.081.482.654.063.513.192.512.21.06.6223.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours