Wabasha, MN 55981 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55981: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wabasha, MN 55981

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dumfries, MN 55981

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,742
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 200
  • County: Wabasha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.359, Longitude -92.024
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wabasha, MN 55981 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,072
Population in Households 3,939
Population in Familes 3,051
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,841
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,396 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 438 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $147,727
Average Home Value $192,371


Median Household Income $48,658
Average Household Income $69,281
Per Capita Income $31,976
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.12%
Households 0.46% 0.25%
Families 0.3% 0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Wabasha, MN 55981 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55981 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 # 284 68th
Population Density1 # 277 69th
Diversity Index2 # 498 43rd
Median Household Income # 635 28th
Per Capita Income # 231 74th

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