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56537 Zip Code (Fergus Falls, MN) Detailed Profile




Cities: Fergus Falls, MN (5.01%), Elizabeth, MN (0.04%)
County: Otter Tail County, MN
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 19,043
Zip code population in 2010: 18,548
Zip code population in 2000: 19,054

Houses and condos: 9,257
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,612
% of renters here:

31%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56537: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 285.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 21.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 67 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 56537
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,500)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,670)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,404 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,728 (1.0%)

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Males: 9,079  (47.7%)
Females: 9,963  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 56537:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56537:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 56537 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56537 (2019)
    • 17,65895.2%White
    • 2621.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2191.2%Two or more races
    • 1831.0%Black
    • 1080.6%American Indian
    • 1080.6%Asian
    • 60.03%Some other race
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 13,005
Rural population: 6,037

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $176,698
56537:

$176,698
Minnesota:

$246,700



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 56537 zip code as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 56537 is 18,994 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56537, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $53,277 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$53,277
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $42,365 (reported on 81.8% of returns)
Here:

$42,365
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.6% for AGIs below $25k, 72.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 40.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,491 (reported on 37.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,491
Minnesota:

$1,664
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,547 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,547
State:

$5,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,322 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,322
State:

+$16,131
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,171 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,171
State:

+$12,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,724 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
56537:

$11,724
Minnesota:

$15,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,743 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
56537:

$14,743
Minnesota:

$17,874

Total itemized deductions: $22,171 (21% of AGI, reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$22,171
State:

$24,665

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,529 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,529
State:

$3,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,269 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
56537:

$8,269
State:

$10,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,926 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,926
State:

$2,037
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.9%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 51.4% for AGIs below $25k, 62.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56537, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,706 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,706
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $32,365 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$32,365
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 123.3% for AGIs below $10k, 72.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,726 (reported on 41.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,726
Minnesota:

$1,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,466 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,466
State:

$3,096
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,557 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,557
State:

+$10,864
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,715 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,715
State:

+$10,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,832 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here +$3,832
State -$962
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,146 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
56537:

$3,146
Minnesota:

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

Self-employed pension: $10,345 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$10,345
Minnesota:

$12,099

Total itemized deductions: $14,824 (21% of AGI, reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,824
State:

$20,035

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.7% for AGIs below $10k, 9.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,904 (5% of AGI, reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,904
State:

$3,333

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,316 (reported on 76.1% of returns)
56537:

$5,316
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,417 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,417
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.6%
Here:

68%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 59.7% for AGIs below $10k, 66.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$56,478
Minnesota:

$74,593
Fergus Falls, MN (56537) map Nearest zip codes: 56533, 56534, 56324, 56590, 56543, 56586.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.7%
Minnesota:

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

37.5%
Minnesota:

49.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 672
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,678


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 202 (122 now married, 79 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,697 (1,502 now married, 2,196 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56537 with a mortgage: 3,507 (48 second mortgage, 453 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,209

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,157
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $460

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

7.7%
Whole state:

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

3.3%
Whole state:

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

7.1
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.9
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 3062014 or later
  • 2862010 to 2013
  • 1,0692000 to 2009
  • 1,1291990 to 1999
  • 9381980 to 1989
  • 1,1541970 to 1979
  • 1,0461960 to 1969
  • 1,0231950 to 1959
  • 6861940 to 1949
  • 1,5621939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fergus Falls, MN (56537)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fergus Falls, MN (56537)
  • 2no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 1,1232 bedrooms
  • 2,4003 bedrooms
  • 1,4694 bedrooms
  • 5805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fergus Falls, MN (56537)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fergus Falls, MN (56537)
  • 60no bedroom
  • 9451 bedroom
  • 1,1882 bedrooms
  • 2503 bedrooms
  • 1724 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fergus Falls, MN (56537) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fergus Falls, MN (56537) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 132no vehicle
  • 1,2351 vehicle
  • 2,5702 vehicles
  • 1,0933 vehicles
  • 4464 vehicles
  • 2505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fergus Falls, MN (56537) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fergus Falls, MN (56537) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 666no vehicle
  • 1,3561 vehicle
  • 4102 vehicles
  • 1703 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56537 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 56537 household income distribution in 2019
  • 456Less than $10,000
  • 387$10,000 to $14,999
  • 461$15,000 to $19,999
  • 468$20,000 to $24,999
  • 432$25,000 to $29,999
  • 542$30,000 to $34,999
  • 391$35,000 to $39,999
  • 350$40,000 to $44,999
  • 210$45,000 to $49,999
  • 537$50,000 to $59,999
  • 835$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,185$75,000 to $99,999
  • 724$100,000 to $124,999
  • 451$125,000 to $149,999
  • 430$150,000 to $199,999
  • 376$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56537

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56537
  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 50$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 65$40,000 to $49,999
  • 85$50,000 to $59,999
  • 85$60,000 to $69,999
  • 214$70,000 to $79,999
  • 299$80,000 to $89,999
  • 250$90,000 to $99,999
  • 553$100,000 to $124,999
  • 476$125,000 to $149,999
  • 550$150,000 to $174,999
  • 317$175,000 to $199,999
  • 724$200,000 to $249,999
  • 514$250,000 to $299,999
  • 595$300,000 to $399,999
  • 232$400,000 to $499,999
  • 155$500,000 to $749,999
  • 52$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 40$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56537

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56537
  • 48Less than $100
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 84$250 to $299
  • 129$300 to $349
  • 62$350 to $399
  • 204$400 to $449
  • 198$450 to $499
  • 254$500 to $549
  • 217$550 to $599
  • 108$600 to $649
  • 135$650 to $699
  • 97$700 to $749
  • 133$750 to $799
  • 285$800 to $899
  • 94$900 to $999
  • 85$1,000 to $1,249
  • 127$1,250 to $1,499
  • 27$1,500 to $1,999
  • 20$2,000 to $2,499
  • 87No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $685.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $240,471.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $176,698
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $82,015
  • Asian householders: $295,212
  • Some other race householders: $182,495
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $186,145

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,698
56537:

$176,698
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $112,121 - $270,402

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $173,778
Here:

$173,778
State:

$296,404

Townhouses or other attached units: $185,705
Here:

$185,705
State:

$232,732

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,096,119
Here:

$1,096,119
State:

$233,861

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,764
Here:

$104,764
State:

$225,601

Mobile homes: $88,841
Here:

$88,841
State:

$67,064
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56537
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,192
  • One, attached: 372
  • Two: 235
  • 3 or 4: 344
  • 5 to 9: 464
  • 10 to 19: 262
  • 20 to 49: 738
  • 50 or more: 360
  • Mobile homes: 287
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56537

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56537
  • 75.9%7,362Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%785Carpooled
  • 2.5%245Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%40Bicycle
  • 4.4%431Walked
  • 0.7%70Other means
  • 8.0%772Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56537

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56537
  • 785Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,2065 to 9 minutes
  • 2,53310 to 14 minutes
  • 1,46115 to 19 minutes
  • 63720 to 24 minutes
  • 19125 to 29 minutes
  • 32730 to 34 minutes
  • 4135 to 39 minutes
  • 15840 to 44 minutes
  • 33345 to 59 minutes
  • 19960 to 89 minutes
  • 7290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,043
  • Male householders: 4,052 (1,137 living alone), Female householders: 4,274 (1,737 living alone)
  • 3,967 spouses (3,949 opposite-sex spouses), 580 unmarried partners, (512 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,723 children (4,467 natural, 95 adopted, 159 stepchildren), 230 grandchildren, 81 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 7 foster children, 51 other relatives, 343 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 675 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,801 2-persons, 888 3-persons, 774 4-persons, 289 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 82 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,875 1-person, 456 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

2,523 married couples with children.
1,195 single-parent households (207 men, 988 women).

96.6% of residents of 56537 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% very well, 6% well, 16% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 9% well, 3% not well, 3% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 28% well, 9% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 391 (2.1%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Honduras
  • 11%France
  • 9%Sweden
  • 8%Eritrea
  • 7%Netherlands
  • 6%Malaysia
  • 6%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Most common first ancestries reported in 56537
  • 33%Norwegian
  • 20%German
  • 5%Scandinavian
  • 5%American
  • 3%Swedish
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 1512000 to 2009
  • 591990 to 1999
  • 192Before 1990

Zip code 56537 topographic map

There are 135 Licensed Practical Nurses 94 Registered Nurses 179 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 56537.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • OTTER TAIL POWER COMPANY HOOT LAKE PLANT (1012 WATER PLANT ROAD in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - AIRS-2711100002, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-MND006961353, CESQG, RCRAINFO-MNT280010331, RCRAINFO-MNL2482, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, PCS-MN0002011, NPDES MAJOR, NPDES NON-MAJOR, PCS-MNG250043, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, -, REFUSE DISPOSAL, RCRAINFO-MND006961353, TRANSPORTER, AFS-2711100002, AIR MAJOR, RCRIS-MND006961353, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, RCRIS-MNT280010331, CESQG, STATE-SW-211, REFUSE DISPOSAL
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: OTTER TAIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , OTTER TAIL POWER CO/OTTER TAIL CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OTTER TAIL POWER CO., ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, OTTERTAIL POWER CO
  • OTTERTAIL COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT (23600 HIGHWAY 1 in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND982625733, CESQG, RCRIS-MND982625733,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: OTTER TAIL CTY HWY DEPT (CONTACT/OWNER) , OTTER TAIL COUNTY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OTTERTAIL CTY HWY DEPT
  • HEDAHLS AUTO PARTS (215 N TOWER RD in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985676758, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985676758,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE SUPPLIES AND NEW PARTS
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES STORES.
    Organizations: HEDAHLS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , HEDAHL S (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HEDAHLS AUTOMOTIVE CENTER
  • NELSON DODGE GMC (2228 COLLEGE WAY in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985675784, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985675784, SQG
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED)
    Business NAICS classification: NEW CAR DEALERS.
    Organizations: BRENT AND LAUREL NELSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FALLS AUTOMOTIVE INC
  • OLSON AUTO ELECTRIC SERVICE INC (217 WASHINGTON AVE W in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND059664037, CESQG, RCRIS-MND059664037,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: RICK EICKHOLT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EGGUM J METALS AND RECYCLING (808 19TH ST S in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985713643, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985713643,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Business NAICS classification: RECYCLABLE MATERIAL MERCHANT WHOLESALERS.
    Organizations: EGGUM JAMES (CONTACT/OWNER) , J EGGUM METALS & RECYCLING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EGGUM METALS& RECYCLING
  • MINNESOTA VETERANS HOME-FERGUS FALLS (1821 PARK ST N in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRIS-MNS000103697, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: STATE OF MINNESOTA - VETERANS HOME BOARD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GREAT PLAINS NATURAL GAS CO (705 FIR AVE W in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-148442064, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, RCRIS-MNS000103366,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MIXED, MANUFACTURED, OR LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS PRODUCTION AND/OR DISTRIBUTION
    Business NAICS classification: NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION.
  • FERGUS FALLS MEDICAL GROUP (615 S MILL ST in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRIS-MNR000110379, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: OFFICES AND CLINICS OF DOCTORS OF MEDICINE
    Business NAICS classification: OFFICES OF PHYSICIANS (EXCEPT MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS).
  • FERGUS FALLS SMALL ENGINE & TRUCK CENTER (1628 COLLEGE WAY in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MNR000053801, CESQG, RCRIS-MNR000053801,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: FARM AND GARDEN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT STORES.
    Organizations: MARK HELBLING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FERGUS INTERNATIONAL SM ENG, LAKELAND POWER EQUIPMENT
  • FERGUS FALLS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY (421 E CECIL AVE in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND980681977, CESQG, RCRIS-MND980681977,
    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: FERGUS FALLS TACC
  • ODIES AUTO BODY (24630 HIGHWAY 88 in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND985705128, CESQG, RCRIS-MND985705128,
    (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: ODEGARD DAVID E (CONTACT/OWNER) , ODIE S AUTO BODY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PEBBLE LAKE AUTO REPAIR INC (3110 S PEBBLE LAKE RD in FERGUS FALLS, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - RCRAINFO-MND038372421, CESQG, RCRIS-MND038372421,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.

Zip code 56537 marital status for males
Zip code 56537 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.1%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 18,010. Population change in the 1990s: +1,044 (+5.8%).

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

  • This state: 13,830
  • Northeast: 352
  • Midwest: 3,189
  • South: 539
  • West: 569

59% of the 56537 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

89% of the 56537 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Fergus Falls, MN (56537)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 267
Here:

15.1%
Minnesota:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

14.2%
Minnesota:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

13.4%
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 ($)
  • 81,683Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 73,040Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 66,529Management occupations
  • 65,209Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 62,956Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 62,362Legal occupations

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

  • EARTHGRAINS BAKING COMPANIES, (415 S MILL ST) : $467,780 in 12 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale, Bakery and Cereal Products, Meat, Poultry, and Fish by Defense Commissary Agency, Army, Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $83,747; 2001: $0; 2002: $30,559; 2003: $0; 2004: $71,010; 2005: $198,521; 2006: $83,943.

    Biggest contracts:
    $91,915 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $83,943, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-01. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $71,010, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $55,188 with Army for Bakery and Cereal Products. Signed on 2000-05-04. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • OTTERTAIL COACHES INC (1116 N TOWER RD; small business) : $53,495 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $49,313 with Army for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Signed on 2005-02-03. Completion date: 2005-03-12.
    $7,470 with Army for Motor Passenger Services. Taking place in ND. Signed on 2004-08-05. Completion date: 2004-08-20.
    -$3,288 with Army for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Signed on 2005-02-25. Completion date: 2005-03-12.
  • COLE, WALLACE R DC (109 N MILL ST; small business) : $35,424 in 3 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $97,344 with Navy for Other Medical Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-10-20. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $3,600, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-22. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    -$65,520, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-10. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • NELSON FORD-LINCOLN-MERCURY IN (712 FRONTIER DRIVE; small business)
    $25,325 with Army for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components. Signed on 2003-12-01. Completion date: 2004-01-05.
  • SHOREMASTER FABRIC, INCORPORAT (1605 FIRST AVENUE N; small business)
    $23,500 with Army for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures. Taking place in TX. Signed on 2004-08-16. Completion date: 2004-08-04.
  • SKYVISION INC (1010 FRONTIER DR; small business) : $13,904 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $9,914 with Army for Miscellaneous Communication Equipment. Signed on 2005-07-08. Completion date: 2005-08-05.
    $3,990 with Navy for Visible Record Equipment. Signed on 2004-06-24. Completion date: 2004-07-02.
  • KLAERS CORPORATION (526 WESTERN AVE; small business)
    $6,829 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-10-04.
  • RESTAURANT COMPANY, THE (623 FRONTIER DR; small business)
    $3,130 with Army for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-10-04.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (250-499: 1, 20-49: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (100-249: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 295 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 185 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 94 people in college/university student housing
  • 53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 382 people in nursing homes
  • 153 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 91 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

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 fires per year is 54. The highest number of fire incidents - 80 took place in 2003, and the least - 40 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 56537 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.1%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 56537
    • 40244.1%Structure Fires
    • 33036.2%Outside Fires
    • 15917.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 212.3%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 56537, Minnesota

Most common first names in zip code 56537 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11676.3 years
William7377.9 years
George7280.8 years
Henry7182.1 years
Robert6971.7 years
Clara6986.9 years
Mary6884.8 years
James6671.6 years
Anna6487.6 years
Ruth5881.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 56537 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson18480.9 years
Anderson15077.9 years
Nelson11281.5 years
Hanson9579.6 years
Olson8180.7 years
Peterson6480.1 years
Larson4984.1 years
Erickson4480.7 years
Pederson3481.4 years
Thompson3475.2 years
Businesses in zip code 56537
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
AmericInn1La-Z-Boy2
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King2McDonald's1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike3
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Slumberland1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3Target1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1U-Haul2
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York2YMCA1
KFC1
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