Paynesville, MN 56362 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paynesville, MN 56362

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Henry, MN 56362

Not Acceptable, USPS
Spring Hill, MN 56362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Stearns County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.408, Longitude -94.699
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56362 has segments in 3 Counties (Kandiyohi, Meeker, Stearns).

  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • PO Box Addresses: 80
  • Residential Addresses: 2,378
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 205
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,173

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

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Paynesville, MN 56362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,308
Daytime Population: Workers 2,626
Daytime Population: Residents 3,139
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 6,228
Population in Familes 5,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $54,089
Average Household Income $67,882
Per Capita Income $26,986


Total Housing Units 3,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,015 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 694 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $186,254
Average Home Value $238,412


Total Households 2,484
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,753
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 0.31% 0.51%
Households 0.21% 0.42%
Families 0.12% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Paynesville, MN 56362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56362 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 215 76th
Population Density # 354 60th
Diversity Index # 648 27th
Median Household Income # 508 43rd
Per Capita Income # 648 27th

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