Williams, MN 56686 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56686: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Williams, MN 56686

Not Acceptable, USPS
Birch Beach, MN 56686
Long Point, MN 56686
Lude, MN 56686

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake of the Woods County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.977, Longitude -94.96
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 49
  • Residential Addresses: 409
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 409

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

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Williams, MN 56686 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 988
Daytime Population: Workers 148
Daytime Population: Residents 467
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 615
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 984
Population in Familes 787
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,272
Average Household Income $67,430
Per Capita Income $29,932


Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 450 (50.7%)
Median Home Value $174,632
Average Home Value $177,238


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 290
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 -0.22% -0.39%
Households -0.16% -0.32%
Families -0.24% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Williams, MN 56686 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56686 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 # 581 34th
Population Density # 794 10th
Diversity Index # 463 47th
Median Household Income # 644 27th
Per Capita Income # 427 52nd

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