Bluffton, MN 56518 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56518: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bluffton, MN 56518

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.498, Longitude -95.22
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 53
  • Residential Addresses: 102
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 102

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

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Bluffton, MN 56518 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 524
Population in Households 524
Population in Familes 456
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $57,127
Average Household Income $73,011
Per Capita Income $25,916


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (86.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $165,299
Average Home Value $184,211


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 143
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 0.94% 0.94%
Households 0.88% 0.85%
Families 0.7% 0.69%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   4.18%

Bluffton, MN 56518 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56518 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 # 701 21st
Population Density # 410 54th
Diversity Index # 635 28th
Median Household Income # 441 50th
Per Capita Income # 756 14th

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