Crescent, IA 51526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crescent, IA 51526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • Single Family Addresses: 589
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
  • County: Pottawattamie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.365, Longitude -95.85
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Crescent, IA 51526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,743
Population in Households 1,682
Population in Familes 1,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 696
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 618 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $243,478
Average Home Value $266,262


Median Household Income $79,619
Average Household Income $87,475
Per Capita Income $35,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.16%
Households -0.32% -0.23%
Families -0.42% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Crescent, IA 51526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51526 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 # 323 67th
Population Density1 # 304 69th
Diversity Index2 # 359 63rd
Median Household Income # 31 97th
Per Capita Income # 77 92nd

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