Fostoria, IA 51340 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51340: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fostoria, IA 51340

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.212, Longitude -95.21
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fostoria, IA 51340 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 249
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 249
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 499
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $55,569
Average Household Income $67,078
Per Capita Income $25,592


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $160,227
Average Home Value $173,701


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 72
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 0.11% 0.08%
Households 0.0% 0.21%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Fostoria, IA 51340 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51340 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 # 842 13th
Population Density # 107 89th
Diversity Index # 525 46th
Median Household Income # 428 56th
Per Capita Income # 710 26th

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