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: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 620
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 1,641
Population in Households 1,639
Population in Familes 1,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 668
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $130,425
Average Home Value $177,674


Median Household Income $54,813
Average Household Income $76,060
Per Capita Income $30,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.39%
Households -0.42% -0.3%
Families -0.52% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.

Alden, MN 56009 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56009 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 # 460 48th
Population Density1 # 570 35th
Diversity Index2 # 517 41st
Median Household Income # 412 53rd
Per Capita Income # 280 68th

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