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56209 Zip Code (Atwater, MN) Detailed Profile




City: Atwater, MN (1.03%)
Counties: Kandiyohi County, MN (82.52%), Meeker County, MN (17.48%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,262
Zip code population in 2010: 2,339
Zip code population in 2000: 2,492

Houses and condos: 1,304
Renter-occupied apartments: 166
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56209: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 97.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 56209
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,640)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,445)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,528 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,962 (1.1%)

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Males: 1,140  (50.4%)
Females: 1,121  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 56209:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56209:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 56209 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56209 (2017)
    • 2,24390.0%White
    • 743.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 80.3%Asian
    • 50.2%Black
    • 40.2%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian
    • 20.08%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $165,421
56209:

$165,421
Minnesota:

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

41.7 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 56209, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $56,187 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,187
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $38,698 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$38,698
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.1% for AGIs below $25k, 77.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,589 (reported on 40.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,589
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,000 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,000
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,543 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

+$8,543
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,633 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,633
State:

+$12,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,225 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
56209:

$9,225
Minnesota:

$15,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,211 (20% of AGI, reported on 31.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,211
State:

$24,665

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,220 (reported on 26.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,220
State:

$3,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $8,661 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
56209:

$8,661
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,081 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,081
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.6%
Here:

70%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 57.9% for AGIs below $25k, 65.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56209, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,890 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,890
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $32,095 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,095
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 137.8% for AGIs below $10k, 75.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,091 (reported on 44.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,091
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,541 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,541
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,382 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,382
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.7% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,330 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,330
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,692 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
56209:

$2,692
Minnesota:

$2,955

Total itemized deductions: $16,813 (24% of AGI, reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,813
State:

$20,035

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,493 (3% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,493
State:

$3,333

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,743 (reported on 76.1% of returns)
56209:

$4,743
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,440 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,440
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.9%
Here:

73%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 59.3% for AGIs below $10k, 71.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 91.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$60,917
Minnesota:

$68,388
Atwater, MN (56209) map Nearest zip codes: 56251, 56243, 56253, 56288, 56228, 56201.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.4%
Minnesota:

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

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 44
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 902


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 30 (24 now married, 5 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 426 (206 now married, 218 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56209 with a mortgage: 484 (15 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 289

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $537

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

8.2%
Whole state:

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

5.7%
Whole state:

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

6.9
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 56209: Atwater (A), Island Pine Golf Club (B), City of Atwater Fire Department (C), Atwater Police Department (D), Atwater Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 56209 include: Lake Elizabeth Church (A), Saint John Lutheran Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D), Rosendale Church (E), United Methodist Church (F), Immanuel Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Oakside Cemetery (2), Bethlehem Cemetery (3), Immanuel Cemetery (4), Rosendale Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Tadd Lake (A), Pay Lake (B), Wheeler Lake (C), Summit Lake (D), Upper Lake (E), Sperry Lake (F), Schultz Lake (G), Otter Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 56209 include: Wieker State Wildlife Management Area (1), Gennesse State Wildlife Management Area (2), Homer Bach Softball Field (3), Gordy Johnson Little League Field (4), Centennial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 372014 or later
  • 312010 to 2013
  • 1802000 to 2009
  • 1771990 to 1999
  • 611980 to 1989
  • 2041970 to 1979
  • 1141960 to 1969
  • 711950 to 1959
  • 691940 to 1949
  • 3651939 or earlier

Zip code 56209 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Atwater, MN (56209)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Atwater, MN (56209)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 1752 bedrooms
  • 3133 bedrooms
  • 2454 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atwater, MN (56209)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atwater, MN (56209)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Atwater, MN (56209) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atwater, MN (56209) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1461 vehicle
  • 3642 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Atwater, MN (56209) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atwater, MN (56209) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 871 vehicle
  • 622 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56209 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 56209 household income distribution in 2017
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 55$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $44,999
  • 46$45,000 to $49,999
  • 128$50,000 to $59,999
  • 101$60,000 to $74,999
  • 145$75,000 to $99,999
  • 94$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $199,999
  • 32$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56209

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56209
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $69,999
  • 35$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$80,000 to $89,999
  • 39$90,000 to $99,999
  • 100$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 62$150,000 to $174,999
  • 66$175,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 73$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 27$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56209

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56209
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 32$450 to $499
  • 15$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 12$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 10$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$2,000 to $2,499
  • 31No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $235,187.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $160,729
  • Asian householders: $76,489
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $193,773

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,421
56209:

$165,421
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,979 - $257,573

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $111,207
Here:

$111,207
State:

$276,132

Mobile homes: $29,396
Here:

$29,396
State:

$67,892
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56209
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,198
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 12
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 39

Unemployment: 1.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56209

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56209
  • 81.6%983Drove a car alone
  • 7.2%87Carpooled
  • 1.8%22Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.2%27Walked
  • 0.6%7Other means
  • 6.6%79Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56209

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56209
  • 75Less than 5 minutes
  • 1425 to 9 minutes
  • 10110 to 14 minutes
  • 18315 to 19 minutes
  • 25820 to 24 minutes
  • 9425 to 29 minutes
  • 10830 to 34 minutes
  • 2435 to 39 minutes
  • 940 to 44 minutes
  • 4845 to 59 minutes
  • 3960 to 89 minutes
  • 4090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,226
  • In family households: 1,855 (283 male householders, 348 female householders)
    504 spouses, 589 children (541 natural, 22 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 6 other relatives, 60 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 370 (168 male householders (129 living alone)), 140 female householders (127 living alone)), 61 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 36 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 330 2-persons, 141 3-persons, 98 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 256 1-person, 47 2-persons, 4 3-persons

307 married couples with children.
172 single-parent households (33 men, 139 women).

95.7% of residents of 56209 zip code speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% very well, 30% well, 11% not well, 14% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% very well, 33% well).

Foreign born population: 52 (2.3%)
(44.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

8.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 23%Japan
  • 4%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 56209
  • 34%German
  • 19%Norwegian
  • 9%Swedish
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 3%Scandinavian
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 20Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATWATER WWTP (KANDI-MEEKER RD in ATWATER, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - PCS-MN0022659, NPDES NON-MAJOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-MN1340001 4, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: ATWATER CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION (215 PLEASANT AVE in ATWATER, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - AIRS-2706700037, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-MND985744424, CESQG, AFS-2706700037, AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR, RCRIS-MND985744424, CESQG
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: AIR-CONDITIONING AND WARM AIR HEATING EQUIPMENT AND COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: LARSON R JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MIDWEST LOCOMOTIVE (108 N 2ND ST in ATWATER, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MNR000070672, CESQG, RCRIS-MNR000070672,
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: BIERTHWOTH NORMAN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • A.C.G.C. ALP (302 S 2ND ST. in ATWATER, MN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-012396301
  • ATWATER FORD INC (HWY 12 W in ATWATER, MN)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DANIEL F FOSTERVOLD (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WALSH PATRICK M (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ATWATER PUBLIC SCHOOL (301 S 3RD ST in ATWATER, MN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ELDONS AUTO BODY (109 PLEASANT AVE in ATWATER, MN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RAASCH ELDON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ATWATER (CITY HALL in ATWATER, MN)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • ATWATER BUS GARAGE (101 MAIN ST S in ATWATER, MN)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: ATWATER PUBLIC SCHOOL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • O M ENTERPRISES OF ATWATER INC (HWY 12 E in ATWATER, MN)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification

Zip code 56209 marital status for males
Zip code 56209 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 38.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 1,841. Population change in the 1990s: +651 (+35.4%).

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

  • This state: 1,936
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 156
  • South: 38
  • West: 54

71% of the 56209 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

92% of the 56209 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Atwater, MN (56209)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

2.7%
Minnesota:

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

9.0%
Minnesota:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

9.2%
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 ($)
  • 79,432Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 77,415Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 71,629Business and financial operations occupations
  • 69,065Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,475Education, training, and library occupations
  • 59,342Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Offices of Bank Holding Companies (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Sports and Recreation Instruction (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities (20-49: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical and Emergency Centers (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Bed-and-Breakfast Inns (10-19: 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:

  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • 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 56209 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Arthur1580.9 years
Carl1381.5 years
William1279.5 years
Anna1187.6 years
John1065.5 years
Esther985.0 years
George977.5 years
Walter971.9 years
Clarence979.3 years
Harold985.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 56209 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson2377.4 years
Johnson2179.2 years
Anderson2077.4 years
Nelson1876.4 years
Larson1377.9 years
Slinden1282.2 years
Hovey1173.5 years
Olson1081.1 years
Swenson1073.0 years
Kragenbring976.8 years

Businesses in zip code 56209

  • Ford: 1

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