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56542 is the zip code for

Fosston, MN

Total population
2,829
Housing units
1,377
Land area
(sq. miles)
191.30
Density
(people per sq. mile)
14.79
Water area
(sq. miles)
10.62

Demographic data for zip code 56542

Gender:

Male
1,379
Female
1,450
Median age
Male
40.50
Female
45.40
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,169
Family households
746
Nonfamily households
423
Average household size
2.34
Average family size
2.96
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,377
Occupied housing units
1,169
Owner-occupied
854
Renter-occupied
315
Vacant housing units
208
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
202
5 to 9 years
202
10 to 14 years
199
15 to 19 years
191
20 to 24 years
102
25 to 34 years
274
35 to 44 years
311
45 to 54 years
367
55 to 59 years
202
60 to 64 years
164
65 to 74 years
288
75 to 84 years
192
85 years and over
135
Median age
43.10
Age

Race:

White
2,674
Hispanic or Latino
38
Black or African American
0
Asian
5
American Indian & Alaska Native
54
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
58
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 56542

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,351
Civilian labor force
1,408
Employed
1,301
Unemployed
107
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
943
Percent Unemployed
7.6%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,278
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
958
Carpooled
116
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
4
Walked
97
Other means
23
Worked at home
80
Mean travel time
20.9 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,301
Management / business / science / arts
446
Service
243
Sales / office
265
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
159
Production / transportation / material moving
188
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,301
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
94
Construction
139
Manufacturing
127
Wholesale trade
36
Retail trade
171
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
39
Information
46
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
34
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
53
Educational services / health care / social assistance
382
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
83
Public administration
41
Other services
56
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,301
Private wage & salary workers
978
Government workers
178
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
145
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,243
Less than $10,000
124
$10,000 to $14,999
101
$15,000 to $24,999
163
$25,000 to $34,999
166
$35,000 to $49,999
167
$50,000 to $74,999
275
$75,000 to $99,999
125
$100,000 to $149,999
89
$150,000 to $199,999
17
$200,000 or more
16
Median household income
$40,489
Mean household income
$51,238
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
15.3%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 56542

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Fosston Secondary
301 E 1st Street
(218) 435-19093089911.9
Magelssen Elementary
700 E 1st Street
(218) 435-603636710516.9

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 56542

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Bridges Medical Services201 9th Street West
Ada, MN 56510
(218) 784-50008
Eleah Medical Center930 First Street Ne
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
(218) 685-446115
Fergus Falls Reg Treatment Ctr1400 North Union Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 739-7200150
First Care Medical Services
900 Hilligoss Boulevard Se
Fosston, MN 56542
(218) 435-113372
Lake Region Healthcare Corp
712 South Cascade Street
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 736-8000137
Mahnomen Health Center414 Jefferson Avenue
Mahnomen, MN 56557
(218) 935-251166
Perham Memorial Hosp & Home
665 Third Street Sw
Perham, MN 56573
(218) 346-4500123
St Francis Medical Center415 Oak Street
Breckenridge, MN 56520
(218) 643-3000171
St Mary's Regional Health Ctr
1027 Washington Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-5611165

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 56542

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Super 8 Fosston MnHWY 2 EAST
FOSSTON, MN 56542
3050125

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 56542

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
A&W Restaurant506 W 1ST STREET
Fosston, MN 56542
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs218-435-6999
T Bears511 1st St W
Fosston, MN 56542
Pizza218-435-6676

Crime rates


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State info:

Minnesota

Minnesota, Gopher State, North Star State, MN; a midwestern state

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