Shenandoah, IA 51601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shenandoah, IA 51601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 321
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,394
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 315
  • County: Page County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.759, Longitude -95.37
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51601 has segments in 2 Counties (Fremont, Page).

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Shenandoah, IA 51601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,086
Population in Households 5,973
Population in Familes 4,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 2,673
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,624
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,754 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 919 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $80,576
Average Home Value $110,262


Median Household Income $42,572
Average Household Income $58,004
Per Capita Income $25,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.03%
Households -0.01% -0.12%
Families -0.14% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Shenandoah, IA 51601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51601 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 # 124 87th
Population Density1 # 254 74th
Diversity Index2 # 231 76th
Median Household Income # 868 10th
Per Capita Income # 651 33rd

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