Guernsey, IA 52221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Guernsey, IA 52221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 86
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Poweshiek County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.649, Longitude -92.342
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52221 has segments in 2 Counties (Iowa, Poweshiek).

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Guernsey, IA 52221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 199
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 98
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 124
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 199
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $52,237
Average Household Income $67,790
Per Capita Income $27,934


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $144,485


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 56
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 0.07% -0.3%
Households 0.0% -0.25%
Families -0.24% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Guernsey, IA 52221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52221 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 # 867 10th
Population Density # 850 12th
Diversity Index # 938 3rd
Median Household Income # 595 38th
Per Capita Income # 490 49th

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