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, 2017)


Total Population 25,540
Daytime Population: Workers 17,678
Daytime Population: Residents 12,382
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,060
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 25,113
Population in Familes 19,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 427
Population Density2 155
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $54,245
Average Household Income $75,716
Per Capita Income $32,777


Total Housing Units 13,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,630 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,375 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,829 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $210,549
Average Home Value $264,456


Total Households 11,005
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 6,838
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 0.94% 0.97%
Households 0.88% 0.94%
Families 0.77% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Alexandria, MN 56308 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56308 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 # 71 92nd
Population Density # 211 76th
Diversity Index # 589 34th
Median Household Income # 502 43rd
Per Capita Income # 260 71st

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