Belle Plaine, MN 56011 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56011: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 176
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,165
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 270
  • County: Scott County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.629, Longitude -93.779
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56011 has segments in 4 Counties (Carver, Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley).

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Belle Plaine, MN 56011 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,419
Population in Households 9,196
Population in Familes 7,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 3,363
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,458
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,782 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 581 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $198,588
Average Home Value $249,730


Median Household Income $75,067
Average Household Income $88,895
Per Capita Income $32,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.9%
Households 0.98% 2.01%
Families 0.87% 1.93%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

Belle Plaine, MN 56011 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56011 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 # 172 81st
Population Density1 # 253 71st
Diversity Index2 # 353 60th
Median Household Income # 103 88th
Per Capita Income # 218 75th

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