Battle Lake, MN 56515 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Battle Lake, MN 56515

Not Acceptable, USPS
Amor, MN 56515

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 115
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,533
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 64
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.287, Longitude -95.713
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Battle Lake, MN 56515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,738
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 826
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,013 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,775 (59.4%)
Median Home Value $231,117
Average Home Value $275,025


Median Household Income $51,791
Average Household Income $70,055
Per Capita Income $31,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.21%
Households -0.45% -0.22%
Families -0.53% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Battle Lake, MN 56515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56515 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 # 361 59th
Population Density1 # 431 51st
Diversity Index2 # 787 11th
Median Household Income # 515 42nd
Per Capita Income # 262 70th

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