Boyd, MN 56218 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boyd, MN 56218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 174
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lac Qui Parle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.85, Longitude -95.971
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56218 has segments in 2 Counties (Lac Qui Parle, Yellow Medicine).

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Boyd, MN 56218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 514
Daytime Population: Workers 74
Daytime Population: Residents 202
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 276
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 514
Population in Familes 410
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $51,566
Average Household Income $65,964
Per Capita Income $28,490


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $122,727
Average Home Value $168,817


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 146
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 -0.85% -0.99%
Households -0.72% -0.92%
Families -0.82% -1.12%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Boyd, MN 56218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56218 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 # 705 20th
Population Density # 766 13th
Diversity Index # 328 63rd
Median Household Income # 597 33rd
Per Capita Income # 533 40th

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