Zip Code 56701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThief River Falls
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pennington
Secondary County: Marshall
Area Code218
Alternate Zip Code NamesTHIEF RVR FLS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesROSEWOOD
Current Population:12690
Racial Majority:White 91.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.7%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$42858
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59120
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range981 - 1168 ft.
Area371 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.09612300, -96.18876600

Zip Code 56701 Description

Zip Code 56701 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Fargo - Valley City metro area. Zip code 56701 is primarily located in Pennington County. Portions of 56701 are also located in Marshall County. The official US Postal Service name for 56701 is THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56701 are contained within or border the city limits of Thief River Falls, MN, . The area code for zip code 56701 is 218. 56701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56701 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56701 increased to 12690 from 12340 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56701 public schools is White. 35.1% of students in 56701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11581 91.25% 11671 -1%
 Black Or African American 205 1.62% 176 +16%
 Hispanic 387 3.05% 364 +6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 1.24% 188 -16%
 Asian 72 0.57% 74 -3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 55 0.43% 1 +5400%
 Other Race 6 0.13% 6 +183%
 Two Or More Races 210 1.71% 210 +3%

Zip Code 56701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.7%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 6.6%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.2%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 56701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1269012340
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households5332
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42858
Income Under $50K Per Year57.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
56701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 7Collin PetersonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$143875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$141010
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
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 48d - Lake Agassiz Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 56701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)-61152943525654443317128
Avg Max Temp (°F)12213453697681796854321850
Avg Precip (In.).62.5.821.242.53.643.543.242.471.811.01.5521.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours