Williams, MN 56686 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56686: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Williams, MN 56686

Not Acceptable, USPS
Birch Beach, MN 56686
Long Point, MN 56686
Lude, MN 56686

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 394
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lake of the Woods County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.977, Longitude -94.96
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Williams, MN 56686 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,015
Population in Households 1,011
Population in Familes 810
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 ( 4.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 (53.7%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $173,541


Median Household Income $43,161
Average Household Income $63,888
Per Capita Income $27,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.5%
Households -0.36% -0.51%
Families -0.43% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Williams, MN 56686 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56686 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 # 577 34th
Population Density1 # 788 11th
Diversity Index2 # 572 35th
Median Household Income # 770 13th
Per Capita Income # 506 43rd

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