Big Lake, MN 55309 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55309: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Lake, MN 55309

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sherburne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.332, Longitude -93.745
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 255
  • Residential Addresses: 7,048
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 510
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,538

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Big Lake, MN 55309 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,099
Population in Households 20,067
Population in Familes 17,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $79,323
Average Household Income $92,672
Per Capita Income $30,514


Total Housing Units 7,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,823 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 788 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $214,735
Average Home Value $244,384


Total Households 6,611
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 5,110
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 1.27% 1.43%
Households 1.25% 1.44%
Families 1.15% 1.36%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Big Lake, MN 55309 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55309 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 98 89th
Population Density # 182 79th
Diversity Index # 335 62nd
Median Household Income # 103 88th
Per Capita Income # 459 48th

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