Little Rock, IA 51243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Little Rock, IA 51243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 222
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.468, Longitude -95.918
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51243 has segments in 2 Counties (Lyon, Osceola).

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Little Rock, IA 51243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 815
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 815
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $48,239
Average Household Income $57,236
Per Capita Income $22,894


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $69,318
Average Home Value $96,751


Total Households 326
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 235
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 0.93% 0.7%
Households 1.01% 0.79%
Families 0.85% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Little Rock, IA 51243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51243 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 # 551 43rd
Population Density # 574 40th
Diversity Index # 622 35th
Median Household Income # 750 22nd
Per Capita Income # 895 7th

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