Charter Oak, IA 51439 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51439: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charter Oak, IA 51439

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 249
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Crawford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.068, Longitude -95.591
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charter Oak, IA 51439 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 873
Daytime Population: Workers 171
Daytime Population: Residents 431
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 602
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 873
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $52,262
Average Household Income $63,866
Per Capita Income $27,800


Total Housing Units 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $79,583
Average Home Value $141,983


Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 243
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 -0.63% -0.46%
Households -0.64% -0.48%
Families -0.88% -0.58%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Charter Oak, IA 51439 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51439 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 # 524 46th
Population Density # 824 15th
Diversity Index # 156 84th
Median Household Income # 594 38th
Per Capita Income # 508 47th

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