Brandon, MN 56315 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56315: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brandon, MN 56315

Acceptable Alternative
Millerville, MN 56315

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 465
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Douglas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.966, Longitude -95.594
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56315 has segments in 2 Counties (Douglas, Otter Tail).

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Brandon, MN 56315 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,608
Population in Households 1,608
Population in Familes 1,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 658
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 489
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 565 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $210,567
Average Home Value $244,027


Median Household Income $55,145
Average Household Income $66,423
Per Capita Income $27,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.16%
Households -0.15% 0.12%
Families -0.19% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Brandon, MN 56315 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56315 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 # 467 47th
Population Density1 # 492 44th
Diversity Index2 # 789 10th
Median Household Income # 399 55th
Per Capita Income # 547 38th

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