56308 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Alexandria, MN (8.64%), Forada, MN (0.28%), Nelson, MN (0.02%)
Counties: Douglas County, MN (99.09%), Pope County, MN (0.91%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 24,063
Zip code population in 2010: 23,961
Zip code population in 2000: 21,829

Houses and condos: 13,054
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,948
% of renters here:

28%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 56308: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 155.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 37.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 154 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.9% ($1,778)
Minnesota:

1.2% ($2,148)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,741 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,857 (0.9%)

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Males: 11,836  (49.2%)
Females: 12,227  (50.8%)

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For population 15 years and over in 56308:

Zip code 56308 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56308

  • Zip code 56308 races chart
    • 23,145White population
    • 128Black population
    • 66American Indian population
    • 140Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 5Some other race population
    • 216Two or more races population
    • 258Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 15,012
Rural population: 9,050

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $193,800
56308:

$193,800
Minnesota:

$180,100



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 56308 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 56308 to the number of sex offenders is 5,943 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56308, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $61,427 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$61,427
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $45,395 (reported on 81.0% of returns)
Here:

$45,395
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.1% for AGIs below $25k, 72.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,190 (reported on 41.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,190
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,230 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,230
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,050 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

+$14,050
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,396 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$14,396
State:

+$12,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,917 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
56308:

$13,917
Minnesota:

$15,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,686 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
56308:

$16,686
Minnesota:

$17,874
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $24,664 (21% of AGI, reported on 35.2% of returns)
Here:

$24,664
State:

$24,665

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $25k, 11.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,604 (reported on 29.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,604
State:

$3,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,409 (reported on 35.2% of returns)
56308:

$10,409
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,799 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,799
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56308, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $47,971 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,971
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $36,595 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$36,595
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.4% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,417 (reported on 48.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,417
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,244 (reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,244
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,956 (reported on 26.1% of returns)
Here:

+$12,956
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,497 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,497
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,180 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
56308:

$3,180
Minnesota:

$2,955
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,287 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$10,287
Minnesota:

$12,099
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,274 (22% of AGI, reported on 36.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,274
State:

$20,035

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.0% for AGIs below $10k, 12.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,454 (4% of AGI, reported on 32.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,454
State:

$3,333

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,549 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
56308:

$7,549
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,447 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,447
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.2%
Here:

69%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 57.7% for AGIs below $10k, 67.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$49,706
Minnesota:

$60,702
Alexandria, MN (56308) map Nearest zip codes: 56332, 56355, 56349, 56319, 56354, 56315.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Minnesota:

50.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,041
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,555


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 367 (232 now married, 135 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,646 (2,412 now married, 2,234 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56308 with a mortgage: 4,910 (266 second mortgage, 1,024 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,738

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,323
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S445

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.0%
Whole state:

11.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0
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  • Notable locations in zip code 56308: Burgen Lake West Bound Rest Area (A), Lake Latoka East Bound Rest Area (B), Alexandria (C), Forada (D), Mount Carmel Camp (E), Lake Geneva Camp (F), East Mill Nine Golf Course (G), Surfside Resort and RV Park (H), Hillcrest RV Park (I), Alexandria Golf Club (J), Casey's Amusement Park (K), Viking Speedway (L), Luther Crest Camp (M), Nordic Trails Golf Course (N), Broken Arrow Resort and Campground (O), Douglas County Fairgrounds (P), Arrowwood-Radisson Golf Course (Q), Community Behavioral Health Hospital Alexandria (R), Douglas County Historical Society (S), Douglas County Courthouse (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Midway Mall (1), Viking Plaza Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 56308 include: New Testament Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (C), Lake Community Free Church (D), Shalom Lutheran Church (E), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (F), Lakeland United Pentecostal Church (G), United Church of Christ (H), Evangelical Covenant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: White Garden Cemetery (1), Lake Mary Cemetery (2), Bohemian Cemetery (3), Lake Ida Cemetery (4), Carlos Cemetery (5), Christian Union Cemetery (6), Lake Charley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Winona (A), Wesen Lake (B), Lake Victoria (C), Union Lake (D), Turtle Lake (E), Taylor Lake (F), Lake Stony (G), Lake Connie (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Parks in zip code 56308 include: Fillmore Park (1), LaGrand State Wildlife Management Area (2), Lake Carlos State Park (3), Noonan Park (4), Three Havens County Park (5), Lake Brophy County Park (6), Goose Park (7), Tabberts Park (8), Pat Karnis Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 1992010 or later
  • 2,4102000 to 2009
  • 1,9301990 to 1999
  • 1,9371980 to 1989
  • 2,4091970 to 1979
  • 1,1901960 to 1969
  • 8181950 to 1959
  • 6971940 to 1949
  • 1,4641939 or earlier

Zip code 56308 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alexandria, MN (56308)

  • 19no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 1,4452 bedrooms
  • 3,1383 bedrooms
  • 2,0234 bedrooms
  • 8935+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alexandria, MN (56308)

  • 104no bedroom
  • 8351 bedroom
  • 1,2422 bedrooms
  • 5153 bedrooms
  • 1284 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alexandria, MN (56308) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 92no vehicle
  • 1,5751 vehicle
  • 3,9062 vehicles
  • 1,4903 vehicles
  • 4654 vehicles
  • 1205+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Alexandria, MN (56308) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 563no vehicle
  • 1,3951 vehicle
  • 5972 vehicles
  • 2553 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $642.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $139,403.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,800
56308:

$193,800
Minnesota:

$180,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,500 - $309,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,576

Size of family households: 3,792 2-persons, 1,212 3-persons, 1,137 4-persons, 529 5-persons, 84 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,023 1-person, 527 2-persons, 131 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 8 6-persons

3,643 married couples with children.
946 single-parent households (314 men, 632 women).

97.7% of residents of 56308 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% very well, 12% well, 6% not well, 1% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% very well, 5% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (58% very well, 12% well, 30% not well).

Foreign born population: 186 (0.8%)
(51.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 13%Eritrea
  • 10%Korea
  • 9%Dominican Republic
  • 9%Sweden
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Poland
  • 6%Iran

Most common first ancestries reported in 56308 (%)

  • 36%German
  • 17%Norwegian
  • 6%Swedish
  • 5%Other groups
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 3%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 312010 or later
  • 992000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 177Before 1990

Zip code 56308 topographic map

There are 289 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 56308.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 56308:

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Zip code 56308 marital status for males
Zip code 56308 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Utility gas
  • 23%Electricity
  • 19%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 17,548. Population change in the 1990s: +4,281 (+24.4%).

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


58% of the 56308 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

88% of the 56308 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 218
Here:

9.7%
Minnesota:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

8.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 88
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

23.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 75,026Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 73,438Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 57,292Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 53,939Management occupations
  • 51,815Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 51,667Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ALEXANDRIA, MN):

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


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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 222 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 307 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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 56308 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12879.9 years
Mary8182.8 years
Robert7975.4 years
William7880.6 years
Anna7887.5 years
Henry7282.3 years
Frank6081.8 years
Donald6073.3 years
Ruth6081.8 years
Helen5882.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 56308 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson24581.9 years
Anderson15179.8 years
Olson11578.0 years
Peterson10380.1 years
Nelson9881.2 years
Hanson5882.6 years
Larson5677.2 years
Erickson4980.8 years
Carlson3680.3 years
Thompson2977.8 years
Businesses in zip code 56308
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy3
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Burger King2Menards1
Caribou Coffee2New Balance1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Famous Footwear1Slumberland1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Target1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS7
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1

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