Alpha, MN 56111 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56111: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alpha, MN 56111

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.585, Longitude -94.915
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56111 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, Martin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 52
  • Residential Addresses: 132
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 132

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

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Alpha, MN 56111 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 432
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 372
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $60,478
Average Household Income $92,977
Per Capita Income $36,804


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $173,448


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 130
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 -0.57% -0.75%
Households -0.62% -0.83%
Families -0.72% -0.94%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Alpha, MN 56111 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56111 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 # 734 17th
Population Density # 747 15th
Diversity Index # 813 8th
Median Household Income # 352 60th
Per Capita Income # 161 82nd

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