Wells, MN 56097 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56097: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wells, MN 56097

Acceptable Alternative
Walters, MN 56097

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Faribault County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.742, Longitude -93.728
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56097 has segments in 3 Counties (Faribault, Freeborn, Waseca).

  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • PO Box Addresses: 23
  • Residential Addresses: 1,538
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 89
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,449

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

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Wells, MN 56097 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,530
Daytime Population: Workers 2,509
Daytime Population: Residents 1,782
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 3,481
Population in Familes 2,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $47,461
Average Household Income $61,768
Per Capita Income $26,399


Total Housing Units 1,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,180 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $97,441
Average Home Value $139,258


Total Households 1,500
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 978
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 -0.3% -0.33%
Households -0.25% -0.3%
Families -0.35% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Wells, MN 56097 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56097 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 # 306 65th
Population Density # 498 44th
Diversity Index # 292 67th
Median Household Income # 724 18th
Per Capita Income # 688 22nd

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