Zip Code 56661 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorthome
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Koochiching
Secondary County: Itasca
Area Code218
Current Population:942
Racial Majority:White 89.5%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$32752
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1243 - 1476 ft.
Area272 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.85022900, -94.16830200

Zip Code 56661 Description

Zip Code 56661 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Duluth - Superior metro area. Zip code 56661 is primarily located in Koochiching County. Portions of 56661 are also located in Itasca County. The official US Postal Service name for 56661 is NORTHOME, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56661 are contained within or border the city limits of Northome, MN, Mizpah, MN, . The area code for zip code 56661 is 218. 56661 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56661 is 5.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.7% 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 56661 decreased to 942 from 1041 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56661 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56661 public schools is White. 56.5% of students in 56661 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 869 89.5% 889 -2%
 Black Or African American 5 0.51% 2 +150%
 Hispanic 16 1.65% 26 -38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 6.9% 17 +294%
 Asian 1 0.1% 1 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.34% 7 +86%

Zip Code 56661 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.1%
 Black Or African American 3.9%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9.7%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 56661 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population9421041
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households408
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$32752
Income Under $50K Per Year69.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.00%
56661 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 8Pete StauberRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$117000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$139660
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 3b: -35F to -30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 3a: -40F to -35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDwb - Humid Continental Mild Summer With Dry Winters
Ecoregion 50r - Chippewa Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 56661 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-70132941515553433217027
Avg Max Temp (°F)14233551657377756552331949
Avg Precip (In.).76.561.041.552.784.064.163.633.022.431.27.6925.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours