Zip Code 56626 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBena
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cass
Secondary County: Itasca
Area Code218
Current Population:356
Racial Majority:White 25.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$29420
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38410
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time8.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1289 - 1437 ft.
Area281 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.32794000, -94.20329200

Zip Code 56626 Description

Zip Code 56626 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 56626 is primarily located in Cass County. Portions of 56626 are also located in Itasca County. The official US Postal Service name for 56626 is BENA, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56626 are contained within or border the city limits of Bena, MN, Federal Dam, MN, . The area code for zip code 56626 is 218. 56626 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56626 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% 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 56626 decreased to 356 from 434 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56626 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56626 public schools is . % of students in 56626 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 80 25.4% 105 -24%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 24 7.62% 12 +100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 172 54.6% 223 -23%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 12.38% 16 +144%

Zip Code 56626 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 56626 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population356434
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households125
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$29420
Income Under $50K Per Year65.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
56626 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 8Pete StauberRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$309500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$149818
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 50r - Chippewa Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56626 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-62152942525755453419229
Avg Max Temp (°F)16253753677579776754352050
Avg Precip (In.).8.541.141.652.83.994.343.682.872.541.29.7326.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Brainerd, MN
CBSA Type56626
CBSA Population91564
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours