Backus, MN 56435 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56435: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Backus, MN 56435

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cass County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.856, Longitude -94.369
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56435 has segments in 3 Counties (Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard).

  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • PO Box Addresses: 88
  • Residential Addresses: 1,211
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,211

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 56435 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Backus, MN 56435 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,593
Population in Households 2,582
Population in Familes 2,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,786
Average Household Income $57,839
Per Capita Income $25,519


Total Housing Units 2,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 975 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,212 (51.5%)
Median Home Value $181,433
Average Home Value $226,154


Total Households 1,142
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 749
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.79%
Households 0.58% 0.78%
Families 0.43% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Backus, MN 56435 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56435 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 # 371 58th
Population Density # 602 32nd
Diversity Index # 611 30th
Median Household Income # 815 8th
Per Capita Income # 774 12th

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