Peterson, MN 55962 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55962: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peterson, MN 55962

Acceptable Alternative
Rushford Village, MN 55962
Rushford Vlg, MN 55962

Not Acceptable, USPS
Arendahl, MN 55962

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 298
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fillmore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.774, Longitude -91.849
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Peterson, MN 55962 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 826
Daytime Population: Workers 123
Daytime Population: Residents 355
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 478
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 819
Population in Familes 705
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,224
Average Household Income $72,216
Per Capita Income $28,672


Total Housing Units 410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 284 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $206,667
Average Home Value $271,127


Total Households 326
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 244
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 0.27% 0.43%
Households 0.3% 0.49%
Families 0.23% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Peterson, MN 55962 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55962 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 # 617 30th
Population Density # 620 30th
Diversity Index # 625 30th
Median Household Income # 366 59th
Per Capita Income # 513 42nd

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