Granite Falls, MN 56241 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56241: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Granite Falls, MN 56241

Acceptable Alternative
Hazel Run, MN 56241

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yellow Medicine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.808, Longitude -95.549
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56241 has segments in 3 Counties (Chippewa, Renville, Yellow Medicine).

  • Businesses Addresses: 196
  • PO Box Addresses: 60
  • Residential Addresses: 1,802
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 247
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,555

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

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Granite Falls, MN 56241 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,229
Population in Households 4,111
Population in Familes 3,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $60,291
Average Household Income $72,748
Per Capita Income $31,286


Total Housing Units 1,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,355 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 446 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $137,675
Average Home Value $169,723


Total Households 1,801
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,167
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 -0.06% -0.19%
Households -0.06% -0.2%
Families -0.23% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Granite Falls, MN 56241 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56241 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 # 283 68th
Population Density # 430 52nd
Diversity Index # 165 81st
Median Household Income # 358 59th
Per Capita Income # 403 54th

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