Tyler, MN 56178 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56178: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tyler, MN 56178

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 480
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 71
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.274, Longitude -96.136
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56178 has segments in 2 Counties (Lincoln, Lyon).

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Tyler, MN 56178 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,795
Daytime Population: Workers 904
Daytime Population: Residents 756
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,660
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,747
Population in Familes 1,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,025
Average Household Income $65,433
Per Capita Income $27,961


Total Housing Units 871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $99,658
Average Home Value $140,506


Total Households 759
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 471
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 -0.31% -0.31%
Households -0.27% -0.32%
Families -0.37% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Tyler, MN 56178 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56178 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 # 444 50th
Population Density # 525 41st
Diversity Index # 415 53rd
Median Household Income # 680 23rd
Per Capita Income # 578 35th

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