Cosmos, MN 56228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cosmos, MN 56228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 205
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
  • County: Meeker County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.939, Longitude -94.697
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56228 has segments in 2 Counties (Meeker, Renville).

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Cosmos, MN 56228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 790
Daytime Population: Workers 268
Daytime Population: Residents 366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 634
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 790
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $55,799
Average Household Income $71,337
Per Capita Income $32,147


Total Housing Units 437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $125,543
Average Home Value $167,492


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 232
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 -1.16% -0.69%
Households -1.15% -0.63%
Families -1.24% -0.79%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Cosmos, MN 56228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56228 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 # 629 29th
Population Density # 606 31st
Diversity Index # 558 37th
Median Household Income # 451 49th
Per Capita Income # 282 68th

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