Watkins, MN 55389 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55389: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watkins, MN 55389

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 932
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Meeker County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.358, Longitude -94.432
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55389 has segments in 2 Counties (Meeker, Stearns).

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Watkins, MN 55389 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,830
Daytime Population: Workers 603
Daytime Population: Residents 1,427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 2,781
Population in Familes 2,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,805
Average Household Income $68,773
Per Capita Income $26,070


Total Housing Units 1,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 910 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $184,921
Average Home Value $218,681


Total Households 1,065
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 772
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 0.73% 0.65%
Households 0.75% 0.69%
Families 0.7% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Watkins, MN 55389 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55389 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 # 351 60th
Population Density # 373 58th
Diversity Index # 656 26th
Median Household Income # 411 54th
Per Capita Income # 715 19th

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