Shelly, MN 56581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelly, MN 56581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.458, Longitude -96.72
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 51
  • Residential Addresses: 71
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 71

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

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Shelly, MN 56581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 289
Daytime Population: Workers 153
Daytime Population: Residents 154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 307
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 219
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $43,303
Average Household Income $63,452
Per Capita Income $29,303


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $93,571
Average Home Value $125,000


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 79
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 -0.42% -0.21%
Households -0.51% -0.3%
Families -0.68% -0.51%
Median Household Income   4.33%
Per Capita Income   3.69%

Shelly, MN 56581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56581 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 # 792 10th
Population Density # 763 14th
Diversity Index # 226 75th
Median Household Income # 799 10th
Per Capita Income # 468 47th

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