Lewis, IA 51544 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51544: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lewis, IA 51544

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 153
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cass County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.305, Longitude -95.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51544 has segments in 2 Counties (Cass, Pottawattamie).

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Lewis, IA 51544 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 651
Population in Households 650
Population in Familes 525
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 271
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $99,627
Average Home Value $152,073


Median Household Income $51,095
Average Household Income $72,283
Per Capita Income $30,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.51% -1.29%
Households -2.28% -1.21%
Families -2.44% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Lewis, IA 51544 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51544 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 # 616 36th
Population Density1 # 812 15th
Diversity Index2 # 270 72nd
Median Household Income # 568 41st
Per Capita Income # 272 72nd

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