Silver Lake, MN 55381 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55381: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver Lake, MN 55381

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • Single Family Addresses: 496
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
  • County: McLeod County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.905, Longitude -94.2
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Silver Lake, MN 55381 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,025
Population in Households 2,025
Population in Familes 1,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 803
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 555
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 666 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $184,586
Average Home Value $218,131


Median Household Income $59,978
Average Household Income $68,796
Per Capita Income $27,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.15%
Households 0.76% 0.25%
Families 0.65% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Lake, MN 55381 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55381 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 420 52nd
Population Density1 # 333 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 808 8th
Median Household Income # 258 71st
Per Capita Income # 537 39th

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