Dawson, MN 56232 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Dawson, MN

Camera Icon Photos of the local Dawson, MN area

ZIP Code 56232: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dawson, MN 56232

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • Single Family Addresses: 738
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
  • County: Lac Qui Parle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.935, Longitude -96.065
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


56232 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Dawson, MN 56232 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,257
Daytime Population: Workers 1,425
Daytime Population: Residents 1,094
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 2,191
Population in Familes 1,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,070
Average Household Income $72,463
Per Capita Income $30,980


Total Housing Units 1,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 726 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $96,988
Average Home Value $138,154


Total Households 955
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 625
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 -0.58% -0.74%
Households -0.52% -0.72%
Families -0.62% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Dawson, MN 56232 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56232 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 # 394 55th
Population Density # 558 37th
Diversity Index # 545 38th
Median Household Income # 612 31st
Per Capita Income # 350 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.

Minnesota Research Tools

Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Minnesota Census Data
Highest or Lowest: