Atwater, MN 56209 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atwater, MN 56209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kandiyohi County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.129, Longitude -94.805
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56209 has segments in 2 Counties (Kandiyohi, Meeker).

  • Businesses Addresses: 64
  • PO Box Addresses: 350
  • Residential Addresses: 728
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 728

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

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Atwater, MN 56209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,471
Population in Households 2,447
Population in Familes 2,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $59,746
Average Household Income $78,092
Per Capita Income $32,589


Total Housing Units 1,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 826 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $160,360
Average Home Value $229,752


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 705
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 0.33% 0.32%
Households 0.32% 0.29%
Families 0.16% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Atwater, MN 56209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56209 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 # 380 57th
Population Density # 469 47th
Diversity Index # 479 46th
Median Household Income # 376 57th
Per Capita Income # 326 63rd

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