Iowa City, IA 52245 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52245: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Iowa City, IA 52245

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 279
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,716
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,753
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.666, Longitude -91.511
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Iowa City, IA 52245 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,459
Daytime Population: Workers 9,053
Daytime Population: Residents 12,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 22,550
Population in Familes 13,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,909
Population Density2 2,732
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $59,011
Average Household Income $80,726
Per Capita Income $31,100


Total Housing Units 9,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,731 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,787 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 468 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $209,687
Average Home Value $247,160


Total Households 9,518
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,633
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 1.58% 1.34%
Households 1.71% 1.42%
Families 1.47% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Iowa City, IA 52245 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52245 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 # 32 97th
Population Density # 18 98th
Diversity Index # 64 93rd
Median Household Income # 262 73rd
Per Capita Income # 244 75th

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