Elgin, IA 52141 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52141: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elgin, IA 52141

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brainard, IA 52141

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • Single Family Addresses: 512
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.959, Longitude -91.636
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52141 has segments in 2 Counties (Clayton, Fayette).

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Elgin, IA 52141 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,427
Daytime Population: Workers 517
Daytime Population: Residents 694
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,426
Population in Familes 1,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $48,003
Average Household Income $58,353
Per Capita Income $24,788


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $173,043


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 399
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 -0.62% -0.71%
Households -0.58% -0.7%
Families -0.7% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Elgin, IA 52141 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52141 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 # 377 61st
Population Density # 604 37th
Diversity Index # 789 18th
Median Household Income # 757 21st
Per Capita Income # 778 19th

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