Graettinger, IA 51342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Graettinger, IA 51342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 342
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Palo Alto County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.237, Longitude -94.754
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51342 has segments in 2 Counties (Emmet, Palo Alto).

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Graettinger, IA 51342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,250
Daytime Population: Workers 514
Daytime Population: Residents 585
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,099
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,249
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,769
Average Household Income $56,810
Per Capita Income $24,738


Total Housing Units 594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $72,716
Average Home Value $92,768


Total Households 544
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 332
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% 0.18%
Households 0.89% 0.29%
Families 0.68% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Graettinger, IA 51342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51342 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 # 413 57th
Population Density # 565 42nd
Diversity Index # 472 51st
Median Household Income # 879 9th
Per Capita Income # 787 18th

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