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, 2016)


Total Population 1,413
Population in Households 1,412
Population in Familes 1,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 600
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $115,957
Average Home Value $168,971


Median Household Income $45,024
Average Household Income $56,447
Per Capita Income $23,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.36%
Households -0.19% -0.34%
Families -0.32% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

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, 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 # 380 61st
Population Density1 # 590 39th
Diversity Index2 # 745 23rd
Median Household Income # 803 17th
Per Capita Income # 804 17th

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