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56501 Zip Code (Detroit Lakes, MN) Detailed Profile




City: Detroit Lakes, MN (6.79%)
Counties: Becker County, MN (93.95%), Otter Tail County, MN (6.05%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 17,615
Zip code population in 2010: 16,290
Zip code population in 2000: 15,047

Houses and condos: 10,217
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,983
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56501: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 187.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 94 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 56501
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,740)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,670)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,732 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,762 (0.7%)

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Males: 8,565  (48.6%)
Females: 9,049  (51.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 56501:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56501:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Zip code 56501 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 56501 (2019)
    • 14,96491.9%White
    • 5453.3%American Indian
    • 3932.4%Two or more races
    • 2021.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 930.6%Asian
    • 750.5%Black
    • 110.07%Some other race
    • 70.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 8,563
Rural population: 9,051

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $243,264
56501:

$243,264
Minnesota:

$246,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56501, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,546 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,546
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $42,023 (reported on 83.1% of returns)
Here:

$42,023
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.1% for AGIs below $25k, 74.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,927 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,927
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,696 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,696
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$18,158 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

+$18,158
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 20.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,479 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$11,479
State:

+$12,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,238 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
56501:

$13,238
Minnesota:

$15,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,800 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
56501:

$17,800
Minnesota:

$17,874

Total itemized deductions: $22,605 (20% of AGI, reported on 30.1% of returns)
Here:

$22,605
State:

$24,665

Here:

20.1% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,899 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,899
State:

$3,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,723 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
56501:

$8,723
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,039 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,039
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.6%
Here:

60%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 47.9% for AGIs below $25k, 58.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56501, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,355 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,355
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $33,852 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$33,852
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.1% for AGIs below $10k, 70.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,801 (reported on 49.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,801
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,037 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,037
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,581 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,581
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,611 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,611
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $10k, 7.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,087 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
56501:

$3,087
Minnesota:

$2,955
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $7,542 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$7,542
Minnesota:

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

Total itemized deductions: $17,746 (23% of AGI, reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,746
State:

$20,035

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $10k, 9.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,027 (4% of AGI, reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,027
State:

$3,333

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,573 (reported on 77.0% of returns)
56501:

$5,573
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,541 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,541
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.9%
Here:

69%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 58.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$63,610
Minnesota:

$74,593
Detroit Lakes, MN (56501) map Nearest zip codes: 56577, 56511, 56521, 56578, 56587, 56544.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
Minnesota:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.7%
Minnesota:

49.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 767
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,708


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 235 (149 now married, 85 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,321 (1,636 now married, 1,676 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56501 with a mortgage: 3,303 (74 second mortgage, 209 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,191

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,445
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $494

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.5%
Whole state:

9.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9
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    Cemetery: Church of the Wildwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes: Ballard Lake (A), Lake Twentyfive (B), Mud Lake (C), Jones Lake (D), Island Lake (E), Height of Land Lake (F), Brenum Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 5082014 or later
  • 3332010 to 2013
  • 1,7832000 to 2009
  • 1,1821990 to 1999
  • 8161980 to 1989
  • 1,6601970 to 1979
  • 1,1291960 to 1969
  • 9551950 to 1959
  • 5491940 to 1949
  • 1,2961939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1401 bedroom
  • 1,2622 bedrooms
  • 2,0493 bedrooms
  • 1,4004 bedrooms
  • 6375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501)
  • 78no bedroom
  • 5011 bedroom
  • 1,0012 bedrooms
  • 2813 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 71no vehicle
  • 1,1651 vehicle
  • 2,2972 vehicles
  • 1,3213 vehicles
  • 4134 vehicles
  • 2405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 346no vehicle
  • 1,0981 vehicle
  • 4262 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56501 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 56501 household income distribution in 2019
  • 357Less than $10,000
  • 316$10,000 to $14,999
  • 321$15,000 to $19,999
  • 326$20,000 to $24,999
  • 377$25,000 to $29,999
  • 292$30,000 to $34,999
  • 453$35,000 to $39,999
  • 257$40,000 to $44,999
  • 251$45,000 to $49,999
  • 550$50,000 to $59,999
  • 937$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,133$75,000 to $99,999
  • 603$100,000 to $124,999
  • 467$125,000 to $149,999
  • 309$150,000 to $199,999
  • 480$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56501

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56501
  • 96Less than $10,000
  • 39$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 36$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 78$60,000 to $69,999
  • 120$70,000 to $79,999
  • 39$80,000 to $89,999
  • 105$90,000 to $99,999
  • 249$100,000 to $124,999
  • 349$125,000 to $149,999
  • 473$150,000 to $174,999
  • 430$175,000 to $199,999
  • 729$200,000 to $249,999
  • 689$250,000 to $299,999
  • 730$300,000 to $399,999
  • 411$400,000 to $499,999
  • 494$500,000 to $749,999
  • 124$750,000 to $999,999
  • 65$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 40$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56501

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56501
  • 33Less than $100
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 153$250 to $299
  • 46$300 to $349
  • 50$350 to $399
  • 51$400 to $449
  • 52$450 to $499
  • 143$500 to $549
  • 107$550 to $599
  • 191$600 to $649
  • 122$650 to $699
  • 111$700 to $749
  • 148$750 to $799
  • 155$800 to $899
  • 103$900 to $999
  • 120$1,000 to $1,249
  • 73$1,250 to $1,499
  • 80$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$2,500 to $2,999
  • 68No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $788.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $289,086.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $251,856
  • Black or African American householders: $153,315
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $223,395
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $302,066
  • Two or more races householders: $194,665
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $537,007

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $243,264
56501:

$243,264
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $159,212 - $368,081

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $283,724
Here:

$283,724
State:

$296,404

Townhouses or other attached units: $294,100
Here:

$294,100
State:

$232,732

In 2-unit structures: $133,639
Here:

$133,639
State:

$259,218

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,899
Here:

$165,899
State:

$233,861

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,124
Here:

$296,124
State:

$225,601

Mobile homes: $69,404
Here:

$69,404
State:

$67,064

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $142,793
Here:

$142,793
State:

$202,956
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56501
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,691
  • One, attached: 331
  • Two: 101
  • 3 or 4: 159
  • 5 to 9: 178
  • 10 to 19: 386
  • 20 to 49: 409
  • 50 or more: 306
  • Mobile homes: 627
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Unemployment: 2.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56501

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56501
  • 77.5%6,868Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%718Carpooled
  • 0.8%75Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%5Motorcycle
  • 0.4%38Bicycle
  • 3.8%334Walked
  • 0.4%34Other means
  • 9.2%814Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56501

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56501
  • 601Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,7435 to 9 minutes
  • 1,86810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,28515 to 19 minutes
  • 67820 to 24 minutes
  • 34325 to 29 minutes
  • 40630 to 34 minutes
  • 7135 to 39 minutes
  • 7240 to 44 minutes
  • 47745 to 59 minutes
  • 43460 to 89 minutes
  • 10190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,615
  • Male householders: 3,556 (1,019 living alone), Female householders: 3,916 (1,350 living alone)
  • 3,850 spouses (3,844 opposite-sex spouses), 465 unmarried partners, (439 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,561 children (4,259 natural, 84 adopted, 218 stepchildren), 262 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 60 parents, 39 foster children, 155 other relatives, 317 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 378 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,622 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 688 4-persons, 353 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,370 1-person, 319 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 3 6-persons

2,692 married couples with children.
856 single-parent households (135 men, 721 women).

97.3% of residents of 56501 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% very well, 10% well, 15% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 6% well, 1% not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% very well, 60% well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% very well, 24% well).

Foreign born population: 281 (1.6%)
(68.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Honduras
  • 12%Thailand
  • 9%Ireland
  • 8%Morocco
  • 6%Guyana
  • 5%Laos
  • 4%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Most common first ancestries reported in 56501
  • 25%German
  • 24%Norwegian
  • 6%Scandinavian
  • 5%American
  • 2%Swedish
  • 2%European
  • 2%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1012010 or later
  • 572000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 139Before 1990

Zip code 56501 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FRIESENS INC (1389 CORMORANT AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MNR000105726, CESQG, RCRIS-MNR000105726, SQG
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: FLUID POWER VALVES AND HOSE FITTINGS
    Business NAICS classification: FLUID POWER VALVE AND HOSE FITTING MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BRETT & DAN FRIESEN (CONTACT/OWNER) , FRIESEN S INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GOODIN CO (620 DAIS AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRIS-MNS000104083, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • OMS NO 5 DETROIT LAKES (1220 ROSSMAN AVE B in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985706183, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985706183,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    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
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: NATIONAL SECURITY
    Organizations: MINNESOTA STATE OF (CONTACT/OWNER) , MINNESOTA DEPT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MINNESOTA NATL GUARD ARMORY AND OMS 5, OMS 5 DETROIT LAKES - SITE B
  • MNDOT DISTRICT 4 DETROIT LAKES (1000 HIGHWAY 10 W in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND980995690, CESQG, PCS-MS400219, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, RCRIS-MND980995690, CESQG
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: HIGHWAY AND STREET CONSTRUCTION, EXCEPT ELEVATED HIGHWAYS
    Business NAICS classification: HIGHWAY, STREET, AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION.
    Organizations: MNDOT CENTRAL OFFICE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MINN DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION DIST 4
  • NERESON AUTO BODY (1121 JACKSON AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985718626, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985718626,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: NERESON CHEV OLDS CAD INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , NERESON CHEVROLET OLDS CADILLAC INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NERESON BODY SHOP, SQUIRES BODY SHOP
  • NORSEMAN MOTORS INCORPORATED (449 HIGHWAY 10 EAST in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND056074867, CESQG, RCRIS-MND056074867,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED)
    Business NAICS classification: NEW CAR DEALERS.
  • FOLTZ TRUCKING INC (HWY 59 N in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND022736458, CESQG, RCRIS-MND022736458,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: FOLTZ CLEMENT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FOREST HILLS GOLF & RV RESORT (22931 185TH ST in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - PCS-MN0065714, NPDES NON-MAJOR, PCS-C00007041, GENERAL PERMIT STORM WATER IND, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: HOTELS AND MOTELS
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS GOLF RESORT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FOREST HILLS GOLF RESORT
  • ERVS TOWING AND TUNE UP (409 MINNESOTA AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND020493631, CESQG, RCRIS-MND020493631,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: CAHLIN ERVIN JR (CONTACT/OWNER) , ERVS TOWING & TUNEUP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ERVS TOWING& TUNEUP
  • NERESON CHEVROLET (923 HWY 10 E in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND982602542, CESQG, RCRIS-MND982602542,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED)
    Business NAICS classification: NEW CAR DEALERS.
    Organizations: NERESON LOWELL (CONTACT/OWNER) , NERESON CHEVROLET OLDS CADILLAC INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GROVER LINDBERG TRUCK STOP (1255 HIGHWAY 10 W in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MN0000378232, CESQG, RCRIS-MN0000378232,
    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
    Business NAICS classification: GASOLINE STATIONS WITH CONVENIENCE STORES.
    Organizations: LINDBERG CHARLES C (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HARVEY JEFFREY DR (1130 WASHINGTON AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985738509, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985738509,
    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: OFFICES AND CLINICS OF DENTISTS
    Business NAICS classification: OFFICES OF DENTISTS.
    Organizations: HARVEY JEFFREY DDS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HARVEY JEFFREY DDS
  • HEDAHLS INC (HWY 10 AND JACKSON AVE in DETROIT LAKES, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985686310, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985686310,
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE SUPPLIES AND NEW PARTS
    Business NAICS classification: DEPARTMENT STORES.
    Organizations: HEDAHL S (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 56501 marital status for males
Zip code 56501 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 15,501.

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

  • This state: 11,643
  • Northeast: 182
  • Midwest: 3,998
  • South: 431
  • West: 945

58% of the 56501 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

91% of the 56501 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Detroit Lakes, MN (56501)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

5.1%
Minnesota:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

2.4%
Minnesota:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

8.0%
Minnesota:

22.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 93,922Legal occupations
  • 67,228Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 62,359Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 61,188Management occupations
  • 58,531Business and financial operations occupations
  • 56,823Architecture and engineering occupations

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Professional Employer Organizations (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 6, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 8)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 73 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of reported fires - 96 took place in 2003, and the least - 43 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 56501 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 56501
    • 47944.9%Structure Fires
    • 37535.2%Outside Fires
    • 13812.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 746.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 56501, Minnesota

Most common first names in zip code 56501 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10876.1 years
Mary7579.7 years
Robert6667.5 years
Charles6076.9 years
William5778.2 years
Ruth5783.4 years
George5479.0 years
Carl5481.3 years
James4873.1 years
Albert4677.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 56501 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16681.1 years
Anderson9678.5 years
Olson9078.9 years
Nelson7677.5 years
Hanson5779.9 years
Peterson5280.1 years
Erickson5079.4 years
Larson4075.5 years
Carlson2274.2 years
Thompson2279.0 years
Businesses in zip code 56501
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Menards1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subaru1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5
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