Pelican Rapids, MN 56572 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56572: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572

Acceptable Alternative
Pel Rapids, MN 56572

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cormorant, MN 56572

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Otter Tail County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.618, Longitude -96.073
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56572 has segments in 4 Counties (Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, Wilkin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 196
  • PO Box Addresses: 382
  • Residential Addresses: 2,159
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,991

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

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Pelican Rapids, MN 56572 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,665
Population in Households 5,601
Population in Familes 4,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $53,862
Average Household Income $73,085
Per Capita Income $29,355


Total Housing Units 3,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,855 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 411 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,667 (42.4%)
Median Home Value $197,286
Average Home Value $252,601


Total Households 2,266
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,546
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 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.29% 0.39%
Families 0.16% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Pelican Rapids, MN 56572 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56572 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 # 237 73rd
Population Density # 390 56th
Diversity Index # 56 94th
Median Household Income # 559 37th
Per Capita Income # 540 39th

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