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, 2017)


Total Population 4,056
Population in Households 3,923
Population in Familes 3,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,819
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,373 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 446 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 450 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $166,702
Average Home Value $207,939


Median Household Income $49,836
Average Household Income $70,384
Per Capita Income $32,221
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.06%
Households 0.25% 0.0%
Families 0.12% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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 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 # 285 68th
Population Density1 # 270 70th
Diversity Index2 # 483 45th
Median Household Income # 662 25th
Per Capita Income # 278 69th

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