Canyon, MN 55717 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canyon, MN 55717

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Nichols, MN 55717
Northland, MN 55717
Shaw, MN 55717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 169
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Saint Louis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.079, Longitude -92.47
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canyon, MN 55717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 293
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $65,154
Average Household Income $78,245
Per Capita Income $34,716


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (32.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 2.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (65.7%)
Median Home Value $241,176
Average Home Value $247,746


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 92
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 0.38% 0.47%
Households 0.32% 0.31%
Families 0.15% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Canyon, MN 55717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55717 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 # 790 11th
Population Density # 829 6th
Diversity Index # 831 6th
Median Household Income # 202 77th
Per Capita Income # 176 80th

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