New Prague, MN 56071 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 56071: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Prague, MN 56071

Acceptable Alternative
Heidelberg, MN 56071

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 327
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,209
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 334
  • County: Scott County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.562, Longitude -93.565
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56071 has segments in 3 Counties (Le Sueur, Rice, Scott).

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New Prague, MN 56071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,843
Population in Households 12,757
Population in Familes 11,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 150
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,644
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,483
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,834 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 810 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $260,289
Average Home Value $315,604


Median Household Income $72,918
Average Household Income $90,377
Per Capita Income $32,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.1%
Households 1.14% 1.17%
Families 1.05% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

New Prague, MN 56071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56071 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 # 146 84th
Population Density1 # 217 75th
Diversity Index2 # 521 42nd
Median Household Income # 113 87th
Per Capita Income # 194 78th

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