Malvern, IA 51551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Malvern, IA 51551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 388
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
  • County: Mills County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.003, Longitude -95.585
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51551 has segments in 2 Counties (Fremont, Mills).

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Malvern, IA 51551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,732
Population in Households 1,676
Population in Familes 1,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 653
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $157,552
Average Home Value $186,222


Median Household Income $65,996
Average Household Income $82,261
Per Capita Income $31,493
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.33%
Households -0.55% -0.43%
Families -0.64% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Malvern, IA 51551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51551 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 # 324 66th
Population Density1 # 471 51st
Diversity Index2 # 602 38th
Median Household Income # 108 89th
Per Capita Income # 203 79th

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