Slayton, MN 56172 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56172: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Slayton, MN 56172

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 191
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,251
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 116
  • County: Murray County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.984, Longitude -95.759
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Slayton, MN 56172 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,973
Daytime Population: Workers 2,085
Daytime Population: Residents 1,443
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 2,899
Population in Familes 2,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,130
Average Household Income $66,618
Per Capita Income $29,178


Total Housing Units 1,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 986 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $99,857
Average Home Value $138,590


Total Households 1,290
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 830
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.38% -0.55%
Households -0.43% -0.61%
Families -0.52% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Slayton, MN 56172 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56172 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 345 61st
Population Density # 432 51st
Diversity Index # 668 24th
Median Household Income # 507 43rd
Per Capita Income # 474 46th

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