Thief River Falls, MN 56701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Acceptable Alternative
Thief Rvr Fls, MN 56701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rosewood, MN 56701
Tr Falls, MN 56701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 582
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,843
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 817
  • County: Pennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.115, Longitude -96.174
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56701 has segments in 3 Counties (Marshall, Pennington, Polk).

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Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,259
Daytime Population: Workers 10,113
Daytime Population: Residents 6,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 12,947
Population in Familes 9,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,463
Average Household Income $62,940
Per Capita Income $26,721


Total Housing Units 5,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,914 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,661 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $115,096
Average Home Value $132,422


Total Households 5,575
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,404
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 0.58% 0.59%
Households 0.61% 0.61%
Families 0.51% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Thief River Falls, MN 56701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56701 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 # 144 84th
Population Density # 374 58th
Diversity Index # 261 70th
Median Household Income # 599 32nd
Per Capita Income # 670 24th

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