Waite Park, MN 56387 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56387: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waite Park, MN 56387

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 576
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,721
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,698
  • County: Stearns County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.552, Longitude -94.217
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waite Park, MN 56387 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,049
Daytime Population: Workers 7,990
Daytime Population: Residents 3,373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 6,973
Population in Familes 4,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 844
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $41,587
Average Household Income $54,845
Per Capita Income $25,442


Total Housing Units 3,563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,469 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,773 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $153,871
Average Home Value $155,888


Total Households 3,242
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,586
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 0.62% 0.74%
Households 0.46% 0.63%
Families 0.3% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Waite Park, MN 56387 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56387 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 # 206 77th
Population Density # 130 85th
Diversity Index # 103 88th
Median Household Income # 822 7th
Per Capita Income # 739 16th

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