Harper, IA 52231 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52231: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harper, IA 52231

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 140
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Keokuk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.378, Longitude -92.025
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harper, IA 52231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 214
Population in Households 214
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $110,714
Average Home Value $146,071


Median Household Income $47,330
Average Household Income $64,066
Per Capita Income $25,746
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.38%
Households -0.37% -0.47%
Families -0.52% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

Harper, IA 52231 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52231 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 # 857 11th
Population Density1 # 711 26th
Diversity Index2 # 382 61st
Median Household Income # 714 26th
Per Capita Income # 646 33rd

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