Mentor, MN 56736 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56736: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mentor, MN 56736

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • Single Family Addresses: 457
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.671, Longitude -96.211
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56736 has segments in 2 Counties (Polk, Red Lake).

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Mentor, MN 56736 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,013
Population in Households 1,013
Population in Familes 823
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 466
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 572 (55.1%)
Median Home Value $141,489
Average Home Value $213,433


Median Household Income $57,265
Average Household Income $69,708
Per Capita Income $32,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.71% 1.16%
Households 1.64% 1.13%
Families 1.48% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Mentor, MN 56736 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56736 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 # 579 34th
Population Density1 # 702 20th
Diversity Index2 # 643 28th
Median Household Income # 335 62nd
Per Capita Income # 225 75th

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