Arion, IA 51520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arion, IA 51520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 90
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Crawford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.949, Longitude -95.463
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Arion, IA 51520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 185
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 185
Population in Familes 159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,602
Average Household Income $80,531
Per Capita Income $31,777


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $192,672


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 56
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 -0.37% -0.33%
Households -0.37% -0.28%
Families -0.24% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Arion, IA 51520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51520 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 # 873 9th
Population Density # 813 16th
Diversity Index # 351 64th
Median Household Income # 422 56th
Per Capita Income # 204 79th

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