Larchwood, IA 51241 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51241: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Larchwood, IA 51241

Not Acceptable, USPS
Granite, IA 51241

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 504
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.453, Longitude -96.435
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Larchwood, IA 51241 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,853
Daytime Population: Workers 960
Daytime Population: Residents 911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,853
Population in Familes 1,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,926
Average Household Income $69,308
Per Capita Income $26,108


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 587 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $173,455
Average Home Value $201,235


Total Households 698
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 531
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 0.74% 0.63%
Households 0.78% 0.62%
Families 0.64% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Larchwood, IA 51241 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51241 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 # 306 68th
Population Density # 512 47th
Diversity Index # 507 47th
Median Household Income # 267 72nd
Per Capita Income # 661 31st

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