Scranton, IA 51462 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51462: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scranton, IA 51462

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 392
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.024, Longitude -94.543
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51462 has segments in 2 Counties (Carroll, Greene).


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Scranton, IA 51462 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,058
Population in Households 1,057
Population in Familes 863
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $94,706
Average Home Value $157,062
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,364
Average Household Income $63,199
Per Capita Income $27,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.09%
Households 0.28% 0.13%
Families 0.16% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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.

Scranton, IA 51462 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51462 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 # 462 52nd
Population Density1 # 850 12th
Diversity Index2 # 351 64th
Median Household Income # 555 42nd
Per Capita Income # 520 46th

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