Pierson, IA 51048 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51048: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pierson, IA 51048

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 139
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Woodbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.543, Longitude -95.868
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51048 has segments in 2 Counties (Cherokee, Woodbury).

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Pierson, IA 51048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 561
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $89,865
Average Home Value $159,916


Median Household Income $51,337
Average Household Income $64,989
Per Capita Income $26,324
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.6%
Households 0.72% 0.52%
Families 0.51% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pierson, IA 51048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51048 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 655 32nd
Population Density1 # 545 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 256 74th
Median Household Income # 556 42nd
Per Capita Income # 590 39th

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