Lake City, IA 51449 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51449: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake City, IA 51449

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 88
  • Single Family Addresses: 829
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.271, Longitude -94.735
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51449 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Carroll).

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Lake City, IA 51449 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,057
Population in Households 1,943
Population in Familes 1,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 880
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 547
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 675 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $88,015
Average Home Value $115,259


Median Household Income $40,721
Average Household Income $56,160
Per Capita Income $24,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.45%
Households -0.45% -0.46%
Families -0.57% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Lake City, IA 51449 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51449 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 # 280 71st
Population Density1 # 422 56th
Diversity Index2 # 487 49th
Median Household Income # 907 6th
Per Capita Income # 753 22nd

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