Atwater, MN 56209 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atwater, MN 56209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 708
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kandiyohi County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.129, Longitude -94.805
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56209 has segments in 2 Counties (Kandiyohi, Meeker).

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Atwater, MN 56209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,369
Daytime Population: Workers 389
Daytime Population: Residents 993
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 2,345
Population in Familes 1,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $56,623
Average Household Income $75,178
Per Capita Income $31,394


Total Housing Units 1,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $159,016
Average Home Value $215,411


Total Households 986
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 680
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 0.22% 0.22%
Households 0.11% 0.18%
Families 0.02% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.92%

Atwater, MN 56209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56209 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 # 384 57th
Population Density # 473 47th
Diversity Index # 526 41st
Median Household Income # 421 52nd
Per Capita Income # 319 64th

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