Deer River, MN 56636 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56636: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Deer River, MN 56636

Not Acceptable, USPS
Deer Riv, MN 56636
Inger, MN 56636
Morse, MN 56636
Oteneagen, MN 56636
Zemple, MN 56636

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,924
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
  • County: Itasca County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.38, Longitude -93.861
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56636 has segments in 2 Counties (Cass, Itasca).

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Deer River, MN 56636 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,223
Population in Households 5,145
Population in Familes 4,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 2,013
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,367
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,652 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,316 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $160,041
Average Home Value $199,364


Median Household Income $42,291
Average Household Income $53,833
Per Capita Income $20,911
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.26%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.15% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Deer River, MN 56636 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56636 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 # 245 72nd
Population Density1 # 701 21st
Diversity Index2 # 117 87th
Median Household Income # 785 11th
Per Capita Income # 840 5th

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