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56280 Zip Code (Porter, MN) Detailed Profile




City: Porter, MN (3.28%)
Counties: Yellow Medicine County, MN (50.32%), Lincoln County, MN (49.68%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 445
Zip code population in 2010: 480
Zip code population in 2000: 562

Houses and condos: 226
Renter-occupied apartments: 35
% of renters here:

17%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56280: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 69.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 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% ($1,014)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,445)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,090 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $992 (1.0%)

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Males: 245  (55.1%)
Females: 199  (44.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 56280:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56280:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Zip code 56280 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56280 (2017)
    • 47584.5%White
    • 30.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.4%Asian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $102,671
56280:

$102,671
Minnesota:

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

52.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56280, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $57,850 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,850
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $29,600 (reported on 87.5% of returns)
Here:

$29,600
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.1% for AGIs below $25k, 63.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,136 (reported on 58.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,136
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $820 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$820
State:

$5,665

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,886 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,886
State:

+$16,131

Profit/loss from business: +$7,625 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,625
State:

+$12,430

Total itemized deductions: $17,425 (15% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,425
State:

$24,665

Here:

15.4% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI

Charity contributions: $1,800 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$3,948

Taxes paid: $7,900 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
56280:

$7,900
State:

$10,589

Earned income credit: $1,650 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,650
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 91.7%
Here:

92%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 88.9% for AGIs below $25k, 100.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56280, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,812 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,812
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $26,720 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$26,720
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 107.7% for AGIs below $10k, 71.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,252 (reported on 61.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,252
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $367 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$367
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,288 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,288
State:

+$10,864

Profit/loss from business: +$1,735 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,735
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$5,390 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
Here +$5,390
State -$962

Total itemized deductions: $12,481 (20% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$12,481
State:

$20,035

Here:

20.3% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,174 (2% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,174
State:

$3,333

Here:

2.0% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $4,115 (reported on 76.9% of returns)
56280:

$4,115
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,063 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,063
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 87.7%
Here:

88%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 78.1% for AGIs below $10k, 82.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 97.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 95.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$69,771
Minnesota:

$68,388
Porter, MN (56280) map Nearest zip codes: 56291, 56220, 56142, 56264, 56113, 56136.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.6%
Minnesota:

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

11.0%
Minnesota:

6.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 197


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 7 (7 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 71 (37 now married, 33 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56280 with a mortgage: 61 (1 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 108

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,027
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $443

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

4.8%
Whole state:

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

4.2%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.4
State:

4.0
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    Church in zip code 56280: Bethel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 32014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 291970 to 1979
  • 151960 to 1969
  • 311950 to 1959
  • 131940 to 1949
  • 1101939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Porter, MN (56280)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Porter, MN (56280)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 312 bedrooms
  • 743 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Porter, MN (56280)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Porter, MN (56280)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 132 bedrooms
  • 123 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Porter, MN (56280) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Porter, MN (56280) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 191 vehicle
  • 472 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Porter, MN (56280) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Porter, MN (56280) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 131 vehicle
  • 142 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56280 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 56280 household income distribution in 2017
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 39$60,000 to $74,999
  • 51$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56280

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 56280
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56280

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 56280
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 1$500 to $549
  • 7No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $655.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $56,607

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,671
56280:

$102,671
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,736 - $186,439
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56280
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 217
  • One, attached: 3
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1

Unemployment: 0.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56280

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56280
  • 70.3%202Drove a car alone
  • 5.6%16Carpooled
  • 5.6%16Walked
  • 19.5%56Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56280

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56280
  • 10Less than 5 minutes
  • 365 to 9 minutes
  • 4310 to 14 minutes
  • 5815 to 19 minutes
  • 1520 to 24 minutes
  • 125 to 29 minutes
  • 4430 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 540 to 44 minutes
  • 1145 to 59 minutes
  • 160 to 89 minutes
  • 290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 445
  • In family households: 363 (78 male householders, 61 female householders)
    126 spouses, 88 children (84 natural, 4 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 82 (39 male householders (22 living alone)), 25 female householders (23 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 45 1-person, 18 2-persons

60 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (2 men, 4 women).

97.6% of residents of 56280 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% very well, 67% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 13 (3.0%)
(47.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.0%
Whole state:

8.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 8%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 56280
  • 35%German
  • 22%Norwegian
  • 9%Belgian
  • 5%Dutch
  • 5%American
  • 4%Scandinavian
  • 2%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 1Before 1990

Zip code 56280 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MOELLER PAINT AND BODY (302 OAK ST in PORTER, MN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - AIRS-2717300034, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-MNR000033191, CESQG, AFS-2717300034, AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR, RCRIS-MNR000033191, CESQG
    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: MOELLER LANCE (CONTACT/OWNER) , MOELLER BODY & PAINT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MOELLER BODY & PAINT

Zip code 56280 marital status for males
Zip code 56280 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 56.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Other fuel
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Wood

Population in 1990: 425. Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+32.2%).

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

  • This state: 383
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 33
  • South: 1
  • West: 7

82% of the 56280 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

95% of the 56280 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Porter, MN (56280)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

12.3%
Minnesota:

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

0.0%
Minnesota:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 49,567Production occupations
  • 48,347Community and social service occupations
  • 46,180Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 45,258Education, training, and library occupations
  • 42,181Management occupations
  • 41,024Business and financial operations occupations

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (1-4: 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
Most common first names in zip code 56280 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Clarence579.6 years
Henry385.4 years
Frank371.0 years
Bertha375.0 years
Anna389.4 years
John384.4 years
Oscar374.6 years
Adolph284.5 years
Charles281.0 years
Alfred274.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 56280 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nomeland976.2 years
Esping669.2 years
Speight580.4 years
Olson580.8 years
Jacobson580.0 years
Petersen482.8 years
Gottskalkson478.0 years
Anderson481.7 years
Bruns477.0 years
Christianson478.8 years
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