Fayette, IA 52142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayette, IA 52142

Not Acceptable, USPS
Albany, IA 52142
Donnan, IA 52142
Lima, IA 52142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 76
  • Single Family Addresses: 329
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.857, Longitude -91.81
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fayette, IA 52142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,006
Population in Households 1,461
Population in Familes 985
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 647
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 345
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $107,576
Average Home Value $141,546


Median Household Income $44,757
Average Household Income $63,235
Per Capita Income $21,931
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% -0.17%
Households 0.15% -0.16%
Families -0.09% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Fayette, IA 52142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52142 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 # 286 70th
Population Density1 # 432 55th
Diversity Index2 # 111 89th
Median Household Income # 808 16th
Per Capita Income # 904 6th

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