Heron Lake, MN 56137 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56137: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Heron Lake, MN 56137

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.794, Longitude -95.319
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56137 has segments in 3 Counties (Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles).

  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 124
  • Residential Addresses: 333
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 17
    • Single Family Addresses: 316

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

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Heron Lake, MN 56137 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,053
Population in Households 1,053
Population in Familes 844
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $56,913
Average Household Income $67,933
Per Capita Income $29,031


Total Housing Units 539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $95,299
Average Home Value $125,898


Total Households 450
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 289
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 -1.0% -1.01%
Households -1.08% -1.04%
Families -1.26% -1.13%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Heron Lake, MN 56137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56137 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 # 567 36th
Population Density # 724 18th
Diversity Index # 195 78th
Median Household Income # 449 49th
Per Capita Income # 555 37th

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