Minnesota Lake, MN 56068 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56068: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068

Acceptable Alternative
Minnesota Lk, MN 56068

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 336
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Faribault County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.841, Longitude -93.832
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56068 has segments in 3 Counties (Blue Earth, Faribault, Waseca).

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Minnesota Lake, MN 56068 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,196
Population in Households 1,189
Population in Familes 966
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $120,750
Average Home Value $152,019


Median Household Income $52,380
Average Household Income $71,120
Per Capita Income $30,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 0.51%
Households 1.26% 0.71%
Families 1.18% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Minnesota Lake, MN 56068 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56068 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 # 537 39th
Population Density1 # 551 38th
Diversity Index2 # 682 22nd
Median Household Income # 490 44th
Per Capita Income # 344 61st

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