Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56361: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361

Acceptable Alternative
Parkers Pr, MN 56361

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • Single Family Addresses: 881
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.153, Longitude -95.331
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56361 has segments in 2 Counties (Douglas, Otter Tail).

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Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,523
Population in Households 2,451
Population in Familes 1,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,055
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 702
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 864 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $197,020


Median Household Income $38,729
Average Household Income $54,575
Per Capita Income $23,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.5%
Households 0.59% 0.58%
Families 0.51% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56361 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 # 372 58th
Population Density1 # 587 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 816 7th
Median Household Income # 834 5th
Per Capita Income # 801 9th

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