Shelby, IA 51570 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51570: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, IA 51570

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 361
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.519, Longitude -95.452
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51570 has segments in 3 Counties (Harrison, Pottawattamie, Shelby).

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Shelby, IA 51570 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,229
Daytime Population: Workers 256
Daytime Population: Residents 592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 848
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,226
Population in Familes 1,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,026
Average Household Income $62,413
Per Capita Income $25,581


Total Housing Units 530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $117,000
Average Home Value $147,250


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 346
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 1.59% 0.61%
Households 1.74% 0.74%
Families 1.57% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Shelby, IA 51570 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51570 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 # 417 57th
Population Density # 516 46th
Diversity Index # 626 35th
Median Household Income # 642 33rd
Per Capita Income # 713 26th

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