Alexandria, MN 56308 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56308: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, MN 56308

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alex, MN 56308

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,281
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,938
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,089
  • County: Douglas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.893, Longitude -95.366
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56308 has segments in 2 Counties (Douglas, Pope).

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Alexandria, MN 56308 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,512
Population in Households 25,084
Population in Familes 19,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 428
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 10,975
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,686 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,289 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,948 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $213,873
Average Home Value $267,623


Median Household Income $51,690
Average Household Income $70,350
Per Capita Income $30,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.99%
Households 0.88% 0.94%
Families 0.75% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alexandria, MN 56308 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56308 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 68 92nd
Population Density1 # 218 75th
Diversity Index2 # 589 34th
Median Household Income # 525 40th
Per Capita Income # 310 65th

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