Hancock, MN 56244 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56244: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hancock, MN 56244

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 520
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Stevens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.496, Longitude -95.792
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56244 has segments in 2 Counties (Pope, Stevens).

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Hancock, MN 56244 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,578
Daytime Population: Workers 531
Daytime Population: Residents 700
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,231
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,568
Population in Familes 1,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $53,449
Average Household Income $71,023
Per Capita Income $26,715


Total Housing Units 647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $117,857
Average Home Value $176,151


Total Households 592
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 412
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 0.65% 0.46%
Households 0.6% 0.47%
Families 0.41% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Hancock, MN 56244 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56244 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 # 472 47th
Population Density # 634 28th
Diversity Index # 256 71st
Median Household Income # 531 40th
Per Capita Income # 671 24th

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