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56270 Zip Code (Morton, MN) Detailed Profile



City: Morton, MN (3.04%)
Counties: Renville County, MN (73.26%), Redwood County, MN (26.74%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 950
Zip code population in 2010: 1,061
Zip code population in 2000: 1,079

Houses and condos: 423
Renter-occupied apartments: 73
% of renters here:

19%
State:

29%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 56270: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 40.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 56270
Zip code 56270 (Morton, Minnesota) real estate house value trends
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.2% ($885)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,240)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $904 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $865 (1.5%)

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Males: 509  (53.6%)
Females: 441  (46.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 56270:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56270:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

Zip code 56270 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56270

  • Zip code 56270 races chart
    • 593White population
    • 1Black population
    • 386American Indian population
    • 8Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 23Two or more races population
    • 47Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $75,300
56270:

$75,300
Minnesota:

$200,000
Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56270, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,559 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,559
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $28,039 (reported on 59.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,039
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 52.7% for AGIs below $25k, 41.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $928 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$928
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $908 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
Here:

$908
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$509 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

+$509
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,467 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,467
State:

+$12,430

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,100 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
56270:

$6,100
Minnesota:

$15,212

Total itemized deductions: $16,891 (19% of AGI, reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,891
State:

$24,665

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,913 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,913
State:

$3,948

Taxes paid: $5,564 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
56270:

$5,564
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,063 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,063
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 85.1%
Here:

85%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 85.3% for AGIs below $25k, 88.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56270, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $46,840 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,840
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $25,234 (reported on 57.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,234
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 37.4% for AGIs below $10k, 61.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,194 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,194
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $288 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$288
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$750 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

+$750
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,852 (16% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,852
State:

$20,035

Here:

16.2% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,946 (2% of AGI, reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,946
State:

$3,333

Here:

2.0% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,737 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
56270:

$7,737
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,651 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,651
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 84.2%
Here:

84%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 84.3% for AGIs below $10k, 77.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$45,446
Minnesota:

$63,488
Morton, MN (56270) map Nearest zip codes: 55333, 56283, 56266, 56277, 56224, 56230.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.7%
Minnesota:

49.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.8%
Minnesota:

6.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 22
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 355


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 24 (8 now married, 16 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 156 (48 now married, 108 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56270 with a mortgage: 134 (2 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 170

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,022
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

15.1%
Whole state:

10.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 56270: Morton (A), Dakotah Ridge Golf Club (B), School Number 6 West (C), School Number 135 (D), Morton Fire Department (E), Morton City Police Department (F), Renville County Historical Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 56270 include: Whipple Mission (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), Saint John's Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Marguth Grave Site (1), Peavery Grave Site (2), Lower Sioux Community Cemetery (3), Post-Newton Cemetery (4), Saint John Cemetery (5), Morton Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Sulphur Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creek: Beaver Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 56270 include: Renville County Park (1), Mdewakanton Repatriation Burial Site Historical Marker (2), Battle of Birch Coulee Historical Marker (3), Sioux Indian State Monument (4), Morton Wayside Park (5), Morton Pioneer Monuments Wayside Park (6), Birch Coulee Battlefield State Historic Site (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 3Built 2010 to 2013
  • 45Built 2000 to 2009
  • 65Built 1990 to 1999
  • 44Built 1980 to 1989
  • 51Built 1970 to 1979
  • 37Built 1960 to 1969
  • 41Built 1950 to 1959
  • 20Built 1940 to 1949
  • 117Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 56270 population

Zip code 56270 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Morton, MN (56270)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 522 bedrooms
  • 1543 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 56270 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton, MN (56270)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 412 bedrooms
  • 253 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 56270 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Morton, MN (56270) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 11no vehicle
  • 881 vehicle
  • 1092 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 56270 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Morton, MN (56270) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 13no vehicle
  • 391 vehicle
  • 172 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 56270 population

  • Zip code 56270 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 56270 household income distribution in 2015
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $44,999
  • 21$45,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $74,999
  • 40$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 56270

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 56270
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 33$40,000 to $49,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 23$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 56270

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 56270
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 3$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 21No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $562.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $53,960
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $86,309
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $152,910
  • Two or more races householders: $74,756
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $83,862

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,300
56270:

$75,300
Minnesota:

$200,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,100 - $146,400

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 338
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 1
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • 5 to 9: 21
  • Mobile homes: 47

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56270

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56270
  • 76.4%323Drove a car alone
  • 10.6%45Carpooled
  • 0.9%4Motorcycle
  • 2.1%9Walked
  • 1.4%6Other means
  • 8.5%36Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56270

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56270
  • 35Less than 5 minutes
  • 1095 to 9 minutes
  • 9510 to 14 minutes
  • 4815 to 19 minutes
  • 4820 to 24 minutes
  • 1225 to 29 minutes
  • 630 to 34 minutes
  • 235 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 445 to 59 minutes
  • 860 to 89 minutes
  • 990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 56.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 950
  • In family households: 762 (116 male householders, 106 female householders)
    134 spouses, 309 children (299 natural, 2 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 18 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 188 (81 male householders (76 living alone)), 74 female householders (62 living alone)), 33 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 99 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 138 1-person, 14 2-persons, 3 3-persons

101 married couples with children.
116 single-parent households (53 men, 63 women).

95.7% of residents of 56270 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
3.4% of residents speak other language at home (77% very well, 23% well).

Foreign born population: 4 (0.4%)
(75.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.4%
Whole state:

8.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 50%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 50%Singapore

Most common first ancestries reported in 56270 (%)

  • 31%German
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 2%American
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Czech
  • 1%English
  • 0%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 1Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 56270 population

Zip code 56270 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MORTON WWTP (700 W 1ST ST NE in MORTON, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - PCS-MN0051292, NPDES NON-MAJOR
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITIES.
    Organizations: MORTON CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY OF MORTON
  • MORTON (CITY HALL in MORTON, MN)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-MN1650010 3, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • ECI' NOMPA WOONSPE ( in MORTON, MN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-074028010
  • HARVEST LAND COOP - MORTON (PO BOX 188 in MORTON, MN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • MORTON OIL (HWY 19 in MORTON, MN)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: STEINBEISSER BOB (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FLEXOR INC (200 FIL MORE DR in MORTON, MN)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: SEEHAUSEN JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 56270 marital status for males
Zip code 56270 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 66%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17%Electricity
  • 7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5%Wood
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 962. Population change in the 1990s: +117 (+12.2%).

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

  • This state: 845
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 59
  • South: 18
  • West: 17

67% of the 56270 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

91% of the 56270 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.9%
Minnesota:

11.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

22.2%
Minnesota:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 93,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 43,750Management occupations
  • 40,000Business and financial operations occupations
  • 38,750Community and social service occupations
  • 31,875Construction and extraction occupations
  • 31,250Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
Note: State values scaled to 56270 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • JACKPOT JUNCTION CASINO HOTEL (39375 COUNTY HWY 24 in MORTON, MN; small business)
    $12,067 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Conference Space and Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-12. Completion date: 2004-11-05.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Casino Hotels (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • 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: 1
Most common first names in zip code 56270 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.9 years
George1079.8 years
William1069.2 years
Mary888.7 years
Ida683.1 years
Henry682.7 years
Joseph677.8 years
Elizabeth580.0 years
Margaret579.4 years
Leona581.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 56270 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lothert1079.1 years
Pendleton861.7 years
Goodthunder774.2 years
Bryan781.7 years
Simmons686.7 years
Blue576.0 years
Brown575.0 years
Scheffler567.8 years
Prescott566.0 years
Eller460.5 years
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