Hospers, IA 51238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hospers, IA 51238

Not Acceptable, USPS
Newkirk, IA 51238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 221
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
  • County: Sioux County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.07, Longitude -95.904
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51238 has segments in 2 Counties (O'Brien, Sioux).

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Hospers, IA 51238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,287
Population in Households 1,285
Population in Familes 1,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 500
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 365
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $99,074
Average Home Value $134,502


Median Household Income $56,095
Average Household Income $67,519
Per Capita Income $26,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.06% 1.57%
Households 2.18% 1.63%
Families 2.08% 1.54%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Hospers, IA 51238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51238 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 # 406 58th
Population Density1 # 399 59th
Diversity Index2 # 571 41st
Median Household Income # 337 65th
Per Capita Income # 599 38th

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