Battle Lake, MN 56515 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Battle Lake, MN 56515

Not Acceptable, USPS
Amor, MN 56515

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.287, Longitude -95.713
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 124
  • PO Box Addresses: 191
  • Residential Addresses: 1,527
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 64
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,463

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

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Battle Lake, MN 56515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,697
Population in Households 2,623
Population in Familes 2,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $56,251
Average Household Income $79,327
Per Capita Income $35,089


Total Housing Units 2,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,015 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,560 (56.9%)
Median Home Value $243,421
Average Home Value $281,650


Total Households 1,183
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.07% 0.16%
Households -0.01% 0.13%
Families -0.15% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Battle Lake, MN 56515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56515 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 # 366 59th
Population Density # 432 51st
Diversity Index # 780 11th
Median Household Income # 480 46th
Per Capita Income # 213 76th

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