Lake Benton, MN 56149 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56149: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Benton, MN 56149

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 472
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.259, Longitude -96.285
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Benton, MN 56149 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,198
Population in Households 1,191
Population in Familes 921
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $91,337
Average Home Value $130,855


Median Household Income $48,409
Average Household Income $65,161
Per Capita Income $29,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.02%
Households 0.06% 0.11%
Families -0.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Lake Benton, MN 56149 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56149 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 # 535 39th
Population Density1 # 643 27th
Diversity Index2 # 468 47th
Median Household Income # 639 28th
Per Capita Income # 356 60th

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