Granite Falls, MN 56241 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56241: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Granite Falls, MN 56241

Acceptable Alternative
Hazel Run, MN 56241

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 186
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,560
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 247
  • County: Yellow Medicine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.808, Longitude -95.549
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56241 has segments in 3 Counties (Chippewa, Renville, Yellow Medicine).

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Granite Falls, MN 56241 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,157
Daytime Population: Workers 2,665
Daytime Population: Residents 2,035
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,700
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 4,039
Population in Familes 3,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $59,267
Average Household Income $72,288
Per Capita Income $31,107


Total Housing Units 1,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,311 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 460 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $129,198
Average Home Value $159,096


Total Households 1,771
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,152
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 -0.3% -0.59%
Households -0.29% -0.59%
Families -0.41% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Granite Falls, MN 56241 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56241 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 # 281 68th
Population Density # 437 51st
Diversity Index # 171 81st
Median Household Income # 334 62nd
Per Capita Income # 340 62nd

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