Aitkin, MN 56431 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56431: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Aitkin, MN 56431

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Aitkin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.529, Longitude -93.707
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56431 has segments in 2 Counties (Aitkin, Crow Wing).

  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 139
  • Residential Addresses: 4,996
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 333
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,663

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

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Aitkin, MN 56431 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,683
Population in Households 8,435
Population in Familes 6,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 248
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $51,174
Average Household Income $65,233
Per Capita Income $29,252


Total Housing Units 7,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,261 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 591 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,810 (49.7%)
Median Home Value $219,859
Average Home Value $262,833


Total Households 3,852
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,473
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 -0.19% -0.22%
Households -0.19% -0.22%
Families -0.32% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Aitkin, MN 56431 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56431 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 # 182 79th
Population Density # 541 39th
Diversity Index # 631 29th
Median Household Income # 654 26th
Per Capita Income # 544 38th

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