Spirit Lake, IA 51360 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 51360: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Acceptable Alternative
Orleans, IA 51360

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crandalls Lodge, IA 51360
Egralharve, IA 51360
Methodist Camp, IA 51360
Montgomery, IA 51360
Templar Park, IA 51360
Triboji Beach, IA 51360
Wahpeton, IA 51360

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 494
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,599
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 375
  • County: Dickinson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.419, Longitude -95.133
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spirit Lake, IA 51360 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,216
Population in Households 8,090
Population in Familes 6,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 3,676
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,338
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,795 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 881 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,754 (42.8%)
Median Home Value $183,480
Average Home Value $250,376


Median Household Income $56,484
Average Household Income $74,964
Per Capita Income $33,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.71%
Households 0.47% 0.64%
Families 0.31% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Spirit Lake, IA 51360 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51360 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 # 96 90th
Population Density1 # 231 76th
Diversity Index2 # 624 37th
Median Household Income # 324 66th
Per Capita Income # 107 89th

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