Brownton, MN 55312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brownton, MN 55312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 409
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McLeod County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.732, Longitude -94.351
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brownton, MN 55312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,592
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 698
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 837
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 1,592
Population in Familes 1,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $57,520
Average Household Income $70,027
Per Capita Income $27,800


Total Housing Units 704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $131,776
Average Home Value $166,010


Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.19%
Households -0.09% -0.19%
Families -0.19% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Brownton, MN 55312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55312 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 47th
Population Density # 496 44th
Diversity Index # 390 56th
Median Household Income # 384 57th
Per Capita Income # 591 33rd

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