Alden, MN 56009 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56009: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alden, MN 56009

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 628
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Freeborn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.668, Longitude -93.574
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alden, MN 56009 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,626
Daytime Population: Workers 263
Daytime Population: Residents 746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,009
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 1,625
Population in Familes 1,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,808
Average Household Income $83,505
Per Capita Income $33,698


Total Housing Units 727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 548 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $140,476
Average Home Value $184,763


Total Households 656
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 471
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 -0.42% -0.45%
Households -0.43% -0.49%
Families -0.52% -0.51%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   4.87%

Alden, MN 56009 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56009 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 # 465 47th
Population Density # 566 36th
Diversity Index # 500 44th
Median Household Income # 347 61st
Per Capita Income # 216 76th

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