Boyden, IA 51234 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boyden, IA 51234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 309
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sioux County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.194, Longitude -96.004
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51234 has segments in 2 Counties (Lyon, Sioux).

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Boyden, IA 51234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,344
Daytime Population: Workers 643
Daytime Population: Residents 612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,255
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,341
Population in Familes 1,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $61,177
Average Household Income $73,739
Per Capita Income $26,956


Total Housing Units 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $127,941
Average Home Value $151,513


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 382
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 1.14% 1.02%
Households 1.15% 1.08%
Families 1.06% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Boyden, IA 51234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51234 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa 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 # 396 59th
Population Density # 399 59th
Diversity Index # 136 86th
Median Household Income # 210 78th
Per Capita Income # 592 39th

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