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, 2016)


Total Population 13,217
Population in Households 12,904
Population in Familes 9,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 5,599
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,422
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,966 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,633 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $112,157
Average Home Value $128,700


Median Household Income $48,465
Average Household Income $59,672
Per Capita Income $25,537
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.46%
Households 0.73% 0.55%
Families 0.62% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

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

The table below compares 56701 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 # 144 84th
Population Density1 # 379 57th
Diversity Index2 # 257 71st
Median Household Income # 638 28th
Per Capita Income # 681 23rd

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