Appleton, MN 56208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Appleton, MN 56208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Swift County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.202, Longitude -96.017
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56208 has segments in 3 Counties (Big Stone, Lac Qui Parle, Swift).

  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • PO Box Addresses: 10
  • Residential Addresses: 1,039
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 128
    • Single Family Addresses: 911

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

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Appleton, MN 56208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,977
Population in Households 1,931
Population in Familes 1,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $46,154
Average Household Income $61,741
Per Capita Income $28,518


Total Housing Units 1,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 652 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $97,222
Average Home Value $138,574


Total Households 905
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.73% -0.36%
Households -0.85% -0.42%
Families -1.04% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Appleton, MN 56208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56208 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 # 426 52nd
Population Density # 695 21st
Diversity Index # 255 71st
Median Household Income # 767 13th
Per Capita Income # 604 32nd

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