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56097 Zip Code (Wells, MN) Detailed Profile




Cities: Wells, MN (1.07%), Walters, MN (0.11%), Freeborn, MN (0.00%)
Counties: Faribault County, MN (81.38%), Freeborn County, MN (15.54%), Waseca County, MN (3.08%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 3,732
Zip code population in 2010: 3,715
Zip code population in 2000: 4,350

Houses and condos: 1,754
Renter-occupied apartments: 333
% of renters here:

21%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56097: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 184.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,078)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,445)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,071 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,086 (1.0%)

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Males: 1,833  (49.1%)
Females: 1,898  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 56097:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56097:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 56097 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56097 (2017)
    • 3,45379.4%White
    • 2114.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 210.5%Asian
    • 220.5%Two or more races
    • 40.09%Black
    • 40.09%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $106,382
56097:

$106,382
Minnesota:

$224,000
Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.7 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56097, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,012 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,012
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $34,566 (reported on 76.7% of returns)
Here:

$34,566
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.8% for AGIs below $25k, 74.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,189 (reported on 43.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,189
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,036 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,036
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,761 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,761
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 27.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,746 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,746
State:

+$12,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,830 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
56097:

$8,830
Minnesota:

$15,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,550 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
56097:

$12,550
Minnesota:

$17,874

Total itemized deductions: $18,973 (22% of AGI, reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,973
State:

$24,665

Here:

22.4% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,180 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,180
State:

$3,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,995 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
56097:

$6,995
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,907 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,907
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 68.3%
Here:

68%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 55.6% for AGIs below $25k, 70.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56097, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,164 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,164
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $28,230 (reported on 80.2% of returns)
Here:

$28,230
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 157.0% for AGIs below $10k, 66.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,355 (reported on 55.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,355
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,206 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,206
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,591 (reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,591
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,208 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,208
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$7,124 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here +$7,124
State -$962
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 25.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,536 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
56097:

$2,536
Minnesota:

$2,955
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,819 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,819
State:

$20,035

Here:

24.1% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,915 (5% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,915
State:

$3,333

Here:

4.6% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,933 (reported on 73.0% of returns)
56097:

$3,933
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,519 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,519
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.8%
Here:

77%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 68.3% for AGIs below $10k, 76.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$51,795
Minnesota:

$68,388
Wells, MN (56097) map Nearest zip codes: 56032, 56068, 56014, 56009, 56051, 56025.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.3%
Minnesota:

48.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.8%
Minnesota:

6.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 144
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,426


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 33 (23 now married, 9 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 637 (351 now married, 282 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56097 with a mortgage: 613 (17 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 625

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $917
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $438

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.3%
Whole state:

9.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 56097: Wells (A), Wells Golf Club (B), Wells Volunteer Fire Department (C), Wells City Hall (D), Wells City Police Department (E), Wells Public Library (F), Walters Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 56097 include: United Lutheran Church (A), Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Saint Casimir's Catholic Parish (D), United Methodist Church (E), Covenant Life Church (F), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (G), Rice Lake Church (H), Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rice Lake Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Casimer Cemetery (3), Saint Paul's Cemetery (4), United Lutheran Cemetery (5), Walnut Lake Methodist Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Penny Lake (A), Walnut Lake (B), Rice Lake (C), South Walnut Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thisius Branch (A), Cobb Creek (B), Foster Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 56097 include: Walnut Lake State Wildlife Management Area (1), Pihls County Park (2), Thompson Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 62014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 1151980 to 1989
  • 2701970 to 1979
  • 1531960 to 1969
  • 2771950 to 1959
  • 1311940 to 1949
  • 6231939 or earlier

Zip code 56097 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wells, MN (56097)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wells, MN (56097)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 2402 bedrooms
  • 6213 bedrooms
  • 2984 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, MN (56097)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, MN (56097)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 1442 bedrooms
  • 1203 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wells, MN (56097) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wells, MN (56097) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 2901 vehicle
  • 5322 vehicles
  • 2173 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wells, MN (56097) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wells, MN (56097) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 91no vehicle
  • 1331 vehicle
  • 852 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56097 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 56097 household income distribution in 2017
  • 143Less than $10,000
  • 71$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 74$20,000 to $24,999
  • 80$25,000 to $29,999
  • 87$30,000 to $34,999
  • 78$35,000 to $39,999
  • 80$40,000 to $44,999
  • 63$45,000 to $49,999
  • 135$50,000 to $59,999
  • 180$60,000 to $74,999
  • 245$75,000 to $99,999
  • 96$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56097

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56097
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 78$40,000 to $49,999
  • 67$50,000 to $59,999
  • 50$60,000 to $69,999
  • 48$70,000 to $79,999
  • 115$80,000 to $89,999
  • 60$90,000 to $99,999
  • 146$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 83$175,000 to $199,999
  • 55$200,000 to $249,999
  • 29$250,000 to $299,999
  • 29$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56097

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56097
  • 4Less than $100
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 7$200 to $249
  • 38$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 66$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 34$550 to $599
  • 4$600 to $649
  • 7$650 to $699
  • 8$700 to $749
  • 25$750 to $799
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $613.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $112,356.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $98,508
  • Asian householders: $389,091
  • Some other race householders: $45,775
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $59,508

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,382
56097:

$106,382
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,610 - $168,464
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56097
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,522
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 19
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 17

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56097

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56097
  • 77.4%1,422Drove a car alone
  • 6.6%121Carpooled
  • 0.2%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%3Bicycle
  • 4.4%81Walked
  • 0.3%6Other means
  • 11.4%210Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56097

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56097
  • 253Less than 5 minutes
  • 4605 to 9 minutes
  • 12810 to 14 minutes
  • 11915 to 19 minutes
  • 6120 to 24 minutes
  • 15725 to 29 minutes
  • 17130 to 34 minutes
  • 4035 to 39 minutes
  • 6540 to 44 minutes
  • 12645 to 59 minutes
  • 2760 to 89 minutes
  • 2390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,683
  • In family households: 3,130 (544 male householders, 533 female householders)
    841 spouses, 1,042 children (935 natural, 42 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 75 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 3 other relatives, 47 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 552 (233 male householders (211 living alone)), 255 female householders (231 living alone)), 62 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 48 (71 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 605 2-persons, 216 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 442 1-person, 38 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 5 6-persons

659 married couples with children.
207 single-parent households (35 men, 172 women).

91.8% of residents of 56097 zip code speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 33% well, 9% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% very well, 21% well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 182 (4.9%)
(36.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

8.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 25%Guatemala
  • 13%Burma
  • 8%Chile
  • 5%Ghana
  • 2%Sweden
Most common first ancestries reported in 56097
  • 40%German
  • 9%American
  • 9%Norwegian
  • 3%Polish
  • 2%European
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%Danish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 911990 to 1999
  • 29Before 1990

Zip code 56097 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ARMOUR SWIFT ECKRICH DELI FOODSERVICE COMPANY (115 NORTH BROADWAY in WELLS, MN)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - AIRS-2704300046, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-MND985710235, CESQG, AFS-2704300046, AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR, RCRIS-MND985710235, CESQG
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SAUSAGES AND OTHER PREPARED MEAT PRODUCTS; POULTRY SLAUGHTERING AND PROCESSING
    Business NAICS classification: MEAT PROCESSED FROM CARCASSES.
    Organizations: ARMOUR SWIFT ECKRICH INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ARMOUR SWIFT ECKRICH INC, SWIFT ECKRICH INC., SWIFT-ECKRICH INC - WELLS
  • ELMERS BODY SHOP (52 2ND SE in WELLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND170193940, CESQG, RCRIS-MND170193940,
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: ELMER DAVID (CONTACT/OWNER) , ELMER S BODY SHOP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FOOD N FUEL C38 (259 2ND AVE NW in WELLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MNR000024786, CESQG, RCRIS-MNR000024786,
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: FOOD-N-FUEL INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • OAKWOOD PRODUCTS (INDUSTRIAL PARK in WELLS, MN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WEIHE D AND JACOBSON W (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PEAVEY CO (100 N BROADWAY in WELLS, MN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • MINN DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (RR 1 in WELLS, MN)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MINN DOT DIST 7 (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GRAIN LAND COOP (110 FIRST ST. S.E. in WELLS, MN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Alternative names: GRAIN LAND COOP - WELLS, WELLS FARMERS ELEV

Zip code 56097 marital status for males
Zip code 56097 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,585. Population change in the 1990s: +765 (+21.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,964
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 363
  • South: 63
  • West: 136

71% of the 56097 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

93% of the 56097 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wells, MN (56097)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

11.8%
Minnesota:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

5.5%
Minnesota:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

55.8%
Minnesota:

22.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 94,599Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 64,392Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,272Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,578Management occupations
  • 44,324Construction and extraction occupations
  • 42,270Transportation occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Veterinary Services (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (20-49: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 56097 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3577.7 years
William3179.3 years
Henry3081.5 years
Edward2577.1 years
Frank2181.4 years
Emma2186.6 years
Joseph2180.7 years
George1978.0 years
Marie1883.9 years
Anna1786.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 56097 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schultz3279.6 years
Miller3181.7 years
Schroeder2072.6 years
Stenzel1877.1 years
Staloch1883.0 years
Johnson1882.4 years
Meyer1783.0 years
Brandt1678.3 years
Neubauer1680.7 years
Rollenhagen1584.3 years

Businesses in zip code 56097

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • True Value: 1

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