Silver Lake, MN 55381 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55381: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver Lake, MN 55381

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McLeod County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.905, Longitude -94.2
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • PO Box Addresses: 295
  • Residential Addresses: 514
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 492

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Silver Lake, MN 55381 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,972
Daytime Population: Workers 275
Daytime Population: Residents 853
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 1,971
Population in Familes 1,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $62,511
Average Household Income $72,419
Per Capita Income $28,434


Total Housing Units 836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $186,986
Average Home Value $221,651


Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 537
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 -0.01% -0.14%
Households 0.0% -0.13%
Families -0.05% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Silver Lake, MN 55381 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55381 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 # 424 52nd
Population Density # 349 61st
Diversity Index # 809 8th
Median Household Income # 254 71st
Per Capita Income # 540 39th

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