Lake Benton, MN 56149 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56149: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Benton, MN 56149

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.259, Longitude -96.285
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • Residential Addresses: 503
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
    • Single Family Addresses: 485

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

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Lake Benton, MN 56149 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,238
Population in Households 1,230
Population in Familes 947
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $68,827
Per Capita Income $31,315


Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $109,848
Average Home Value $151,878


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 337
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 -0.03% 0.06%
Households 0.04% 0.14%
Families -0.11% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Lake Benton, MN 56149 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56149 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 # 532 40th
Population Density # 641 27th
Diversity Index # 550 39th
Median Household Income # 692 21st
Per Capita Income # 400 55th

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