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56215 is the zip code for

Benson, MN

Also in this location:
Clontarf, MN

Total population
4,693
Housing units
2,244
Land area
(sq. miles)
211.30
Density
(people per sq. mile)
22.21
Water area
(sq. miles)
2.89

Demographic data for zip code 56215

Gender:

Male
2,304
Female
2,389
Median age
Male
41.80
Female
46.10
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,023
Family households
1,258
Nonfamily households
765
Average household size
2.28
Average family size
2.89
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,244
Occupied housing units
2,023
Owner-occupied
1,477
Renter-occupied
546
Vacant housing units
221
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
262
5 to 9 years
290
10 to 14 years
310
15 to 19 years
303
20 to 24 years
224
25 to 34 years
492
35 to 44 years
533
45 to 54 years
696
55 to 59 years
315
60 to 64 years
311
65 to 74 years
380
75 to 84 years
363
85 years and over
214
Median age
43.70
Age

Race:

White
4,525
Hispanic or Latino
108
Black or African American
17
Asian
9
American Indian & Alaska Native
9
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
2
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
23
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 56215

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,605
Civilian labor force
2,442
Employed
2,383
Unemployed
59
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,163
Percent Unemployed
2.4%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,285
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,745
Carpooled
161
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
11
Walked
215
Other means
33
Worked at home
120
Mean travel time
13.5 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,383
Management / business / science / arts
744
Service
545
Sales / office
428
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
179
Production / transportation / material moving
487
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,383
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
113
Construction
151
Manufacturing
396
Wholesale trade
49
Retail trade
211
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
146
Information
80
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
105
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
190
Educational services / health care / social assistance
613
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
97
Public administration
100
Other services
132
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,383
Private wage & salary workers
1,733
Government workers
392
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
242
Unpaid family workers
16
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,104
Less than $10,000
167
$10,000 to $14,999
100
$15,000 to $24,999
309
$25,000 to $34,999
263
$35,000 to $49,999
310
$50,000 to $74,999
456
$75,000 to $99,999
215
$100,000 to $149,999
211
$150,000 to $199,999
41
$200,000 or more
32
Median household income
$44,714
Mean household income
$56,021
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
8.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 56215

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Benson Area Learning Center
1400 Montana Avenue
(Other/Alternative School)
(320) 843-271017717.0
Benson Day Treatment
1400 Montana Avenue
(Other/Alternative School)
(320) 843-2710303.0
Benson Secondary
1400 Montana Avenue
(320) 843-27105128614.5
Benson Targeted Services
999 Nofound Street
(Other/Alternative School)
(320) 843-2710000.0
Heartland Girls Ranch
1400 Montana Avenue
(Other/Alternative School)
(320) 843-481515123.8
Northside Elementary
1800 W Nevada Avenue
(320) 843-27104679117.0

Public libraries around Benson, MN

NameAddress
Browns Valley Public Library15 3rd Street S
Browns Valley, MN 56219

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 56215

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Appleton Mun Hosp & Nrsg Home30 South Behl Street
Appleton, MN 56208
(320) 289-2422104
Chippewa Cnty Montevideo Hosp824 North 11th Street
Montevideo, MN 56265
(320) 269-887729
Graceville Health Center115 West Second Street
Graceville, MN 56240
(320) 748-722392
Granite Falls Mun Hospital345 Tenth Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241
(320) 564-311177
Johnson Mem Hlth Services1282 Walnut Street
Dawson, MN 56232
(320) 769-432393
Madison Hospital820 Third Avenue
Madison, MN 56256
(320) 598-755613
Ortonville Area Hlth Services750 Eastvold Avenue
Ortonville, MN 56278
(320) 839-2502105
Redwood Area Hospital100 Fallwood Road
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
(507) 637-450030
Renville County Hospital611 East Fairview Avenue
Olivia, MN 56277
(320) 523-126125
Rice Memorial Hospital
301 Becker Avenue Sw
Willmar, MN 56201
(320) 235-4543185
Sioux Valley Canby Campus
112 St Olaf Avenue South
Canby, MN 56220
(507) 223-727797
Stevens Community Med Ctr400 East First Street
Morris, MN 56267
(320) 589-131342
Swift County-Benson Hospital1815 Wisconsin Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
(320) 843-423217
Weiner Memorial Medical Center
300 South Bruce Street
Marshall, MN 56258
(507) 532-9661125
Wheaton Community Hospital401 12th Street North
Wheaton, MN 56296
(320) 563-822625
Willmar Reg Treatment CenterNorth Highway 71
Willmar, MN 56201
(320) 231-5905182

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 56215

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Country Inn Suites Benson300 14TH STREET SOUTH
Benson, MN 56215
4476122

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 56215

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Amoco Food Shop Of Benson1331 Minnesota Ave
Benson, MN 56215
Pizza320-843-2160
Detoys Family Restaurant210 13th St S
Benson, MN 56215
Fast Food320-843-4767
Jimmys Pizza1277 Pacific Ave
Benson, MN 56215
Pizza320-843-3600
Sandys CafeHighway 12 W
Benson, MN 56215
Fast Food320-843-2125
Subway Sandwiches & Salads301 14th St S
Benson, MN 56215
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches320-843-3666

Crime rates


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