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56097 is the zip code for

Wells, MN

Also in this location:
Walters, MN
Freeborn, MN

Total population
3,715
Housing units
1,746
Land area
(sq. miles)
184.04
Density
(people per sq. mile)
20.19
Water area
(sq. miles)
2.47

Demographic data for zip code 56097

Gender:

Male
1,851
Female
1,864
Median age
Male
44.00
Female
46.80
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,570
Family households
1,038
Nonfamily households
532
Average household size
2.34
Average family size
2.87
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,746
Occupied housing units
1,570
Owner-occupied
1,261
Renter-occupied
309
Vacant housing units
176
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
209
5 to 9 years
223
10 to 14 years
261
15 to 19 years
232
20 to 24 years
153
25 to 34 years
351
35 to 44 years
406
45 to 54 years
591
55 to 59 years
278
60 to 64 years
226
65 to 74 years
353
75 to 84 years
279
85 years and over
153
Median age
45.40
Age

Race:

White
3,453
Hispanic or Latino
211
Black or African American
4
Asian
21
American Indian & Alaska Native
4
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
22
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 56097

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,106
Civilian labor force
2,018
Employed
1,937
Unemployed
81
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,088
Percent Unemployed
4.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,875
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,432
Carpooled
125
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
9
Walked
91
Other means
27
Worked at home
191
Mean travel time
20.7 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,937
Management / business / science / arts
565
Service
356
Sales / office
373
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
261
Production / transportation / material moving
382
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,937
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
254
Construction
160
Manufacturing
305
Wholesale trade
48
Retail trade
180
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
112
Information
66
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
101
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
113
Educational services / health care / social assistance
409
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
94
Public administration
19
Other services
76
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,937
Private wage & salary workers
1,379
Government workers
214
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
328
Unpaid family workers
16
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,595
Less than $10,000
119
$10,000 to $14,999
149
$15,000 to $24,999
225
$25,000 to $34,999
157
$35,000 to $49,999
213
$50,000 to $74,999
359
$75,000 to $99,999
195
$100,000 to $149,999
137
$150,000 to $199,999
26
$200,000 or more
15
Median household income
$44,506
Mean household income
$53,271
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
11.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 56097

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Southern Minn Special Service Coop
250 2nd Avenue Sw
(Special Education School)
(507) 553-5001000.0
United South Central Elementary
250 2nd Avenue Sw
(507) 553-58102638811.7
United South Central Senior High
250 2nd Avenue Sw
(507) 553-58193556114.5

Public libraries around Wells, MN

NameAddress
Waseca-le Sueur Regional Library
408 N State St
Waseca, MN 56093
Winnebago: Muir Library36 Main St. N
Winnebago, MN 56098
Wells Public Library
54 1st Street Sw
Wells, MN 56097

Universities and Colleges around 56097

NameAddressPhone
University of Minnesota - Southern Research & Outreach Center35838 120th Street
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 837-5600
Waseca County - University of Minnesota Extension Service- Waseca Co
East Annex
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-0600

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 56097

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Albert Lea Medical Center404 West Fountain Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007
(507) 373-2384129
Fairmont Community Hospital835 Johnson Street
Fairmont, MN 56031
(507) 238-810095
Immanuel St Joseph's Health
1025 Marsh Street
Mankato, MN 56002
(507) 625-4031157
Madelia Community Hospital121 Drew Avenue Se
Madelia, MN 56062
(507) 642-325525
Minnesota Valley Health Center621 South Fourth Street
Le Sueur, MN 56058
(507) 665-3375102
New Ulm Medical Center1324 Fifth Street North
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-211147
Queen Of Peace Hospital
301 Second Street Ne
New Prague, MN 56071
(952) 758-443131
Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital400 Fourth Avenue Nw
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
(507) 794-357120
Springfield Medical Center625 North Jackson Avenue
Springfield, MN 56087
(507) 723-620124
St James Health Services1207 Sixth Avenue South
Saint James, MN 56081
(507) 375-326124
St Peter Comm Hosp & Hlth Care618 West Broadway Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 931-2200111
St Peter Reg Treatment Center100 Freeman Drive
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 931-7100560
United Hospital District
515 South Moore Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013
(507) 526-327348
Waseca Medical Center501 North State Street
Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 835-121012

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 56097

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Dairy Queen Brazier56946 State Highway 22
Wells, MN 56097
Fast Food507-553-3813
Jakes Pizza24 W Franklin St
Wells, MN 56097
Fast Food, Pizza507-553-5050

Crime rates


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