Chester, IA 52134 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52134: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, IA 52134

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.466, Longitude -92.433
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chester, IA 52134 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 274
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 135
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $58,170
Average Household Income $77,336
Per Capita Income $36,410


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $111,905
Average Home Value $160,880


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 90
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 0.46% 0.15%
Households 0.55% 0.15%
Families 0.31% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Chester, IA 52134 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52134 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 # 829 14th
Population Density # 814 15th
Diversity Index # 859 11th
Median Household Income # 296 69th
Per Capita Income # 59 94th

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