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: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 386
  • 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, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,043
Daytime Population: Workers 253
Daytime Population: Residents 483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 736
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,042
Population in Familes 849
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,748
Average Household Income $63,547
Per Capita Income $27,490

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $97,590
Average Home Value $171,875
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% -0.15%
Households 0.22% -0.13%
Families 0.05% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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, 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 # 465 52nd
Population Density # 855 12th
Diversity Index # 443 54th
Median Household Income # 616 36th
Per Capita Income # 534 45th

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