Perham, MN 56573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Perham, MN 56573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 341
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,603
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 410
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.597, Longitude -95.574
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Perham, MN 56573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,728
Daytime Population: Workers 5,462
Daytime Population: Residents 3,267
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 6,584
Population in Familes 5,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $51,338
Average Household Income $67,990
Per Capita Income $28,493


Total Housing Units 3,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,971 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 826 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 912 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $190,385
Average Home Value $235,832


Total Households 2,797
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,821
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 1.29% 0.9%
Households 1.3% 0.89%
Families 1.18% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.95%

Perham, MN 56573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56573 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 # 209 76th
Population Density # 345 61st
Diversity Index # 296 66th
Median Household Income # 605 32nd
Per Capita Income # 532 40th

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