Deer Creek, MN 56527 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56527: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Deer Creek, MN 56527

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.415, Longitude -95.281
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • PO Box Addresses: 90
  • Residential Addresses: 301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
    • Single Family Addresses: 281

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

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Deer Creek, MN 56527 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 934
Daytime Population: Workers 72
Daytime Population: Residents 484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 556
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 785
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $49,133
Average Household Income $63,107
Per Capita Income $26,037


Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $171,053
Average Home Value $205,291


Total Households 385
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 272
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 0.78% 0.66%
Households 0.74% 0.62%
Families 0.68% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   4.21%

Deer Creek, MN 56527 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56527 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 # 598 33rd
Population Density # 550 38th
Diversity Index # 793 10th
Median Household Income # 677 23rd
Per Capita Income # 719 19th

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