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56149 is the zip code for

Lake Benton, MN

Total population
1,268
Housing units
732
Land area
(sq. miles)
111.16
Density
(people per sq. mile)
11.41
Water area
(sq. miles)
3.73

Demographic data for zip code 56149

Gender:

Male
639
Female
629
Median age
Male
42.40
Female
49.10
Gender

Households:

Total households
569
Family households
345
Nonfamily households
224
Average household size
2.23
Average family size
2.89
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
732
Occupied housing units
569
Owner-occupied
439
Renter-occupied
130
Vacant housing units
163
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
86
5 to 9 years
90
10 to 14 years
80
15 to 19 years
67
20 to 24 years
56
25 to 34 years
119
35 to 44 years
137
45 to 54 years
173
55 to 59 years
86
60 to 64 years
82
65 to 74 years
145
75 to 84 years
109
85 years and over
38
Median age
44.90
Age

Race:

White
1,235
Hispanic or Latino
11
Black or African American
4
Asian
3
American Indian & Alaska Native
1
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
14
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 56149

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
1,064
Civilian labor force
672
Employed
642
Unemployed
30
Armed Forces
2
Not in labor force
390
Percent Unemployed
4.5%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
633
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
475
Carpooled
40
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
32
Other means
0
Worked at home
86
Mean travel time
22.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
642
Management / business / science / arts
211
Service
115
Sales / office
109
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
122
Production / transportation / material moving
85
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
642
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
117
Construction
72
Manufacturing
76
Wholesale trade
10
Retail trade
41
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
41
Information
8
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
9
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
24
Educational services / health care / social assistance
129
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
10
Public administration
31
Other services
74
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
642
Private wage & salary workers
422
Government workers
76
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
142
Unpaid family workers
2
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
588
Less than $10,000
57
$10,000 to $14,999
58
$15,000 to $24,999
68
$25,000 to $34,999
59
$35,000 to $49,999
79
$50,000 to $74,999
103
$75,000 to $99,999
98
$100,000 to $149,999
38
$150,000 to $199,999
13
$200,000 or more
15
Median household income
$40,250
Mean household income
$59,893
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
11.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 56149

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Heartland Elementary
2171 100th Avenue
(507) 368-958525022.7
Lake Benton Elementary
101 Garfield Street
(507) 368-42411053410.9
Lake Benton Secondary
101 Garfield Street
(507) 368-424170217.7

Public libraries around Lake Benton, MN

NameAddress
Ivanhoe Public Library
401 N Harold
Ivanhoe, MN 56142
Jackson County Library
311 Third Street
Jackson, MN 56143
Lake Benton Public Library
110 E Benton
Lake Benton, MN 56149

Universities and Colleges around 56149

NameAddressPhone
Minnesota West Community & Technical College - Jackson Campus401 West Street
Jackson, MN 56143
(507) 847-3320

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 56149

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Arnold Memorial Hlth Care Ctr
601 Louisiana Avenue
Adrian, MN 56110
(507) 483-266850
Divine Providence Health Ctr312 East George Street
Ivanhoe, MN 56142
(507) 694-141469
Hendricks Community Hospital
503 East Lincoln Street
Hendricks, MN 56136
(507) 275-313484
Jackson Medical Center
1430 North Highway
Jackson, MN 56143
(507) 847-242041
Luverne Community Hospital
305 East Luverne Street
Luverne, MN 56156
(507) 283-232129
Murray County Mem Hospital2042 Juniper Avenue
Slayton, MN 56172
(507) 836-611125
Pipestone County Medical Ctr911 5th Avenue Sw
Pipestone, MN 56164
(507) 825-61250
Tracy Area Medical Services251 Fifth Street East
Tracy, MN 56175
(507) 629-320025
Tyler Healthcare Center240 Willow Street
Tyler, MN 56178
(507) 247-552163
Westbrook Health Center920 Bell Avenue
Westbrook, MN 56183
(507) 274-612114
Windom Area HospitalHighways 60 And 71 North
Windom, MN 56101
(507) 831-240027
Worthington Regional Hospital
1018 Sixth Avenue
Worthington, MN 56187
(507) 372-294166

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 56149

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Some Place Else Cafe116 N Ctr
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Fast Food507-368-9588

Crime rates


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