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: 282
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,434
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,787
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 24,507
Population in Households 21,626
Population in Familes 12,986
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,881
Population Density1 2,747
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 9,116
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,519 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,597 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $203,395
Average Home Value $244,383


Median Household Income $57,954
Average Household Income $80,161
Per Capita Income $30,765
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.43%
Households 1.32% 1.56%
Families 1.18% 1.52%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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, 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 # 32 97th
Population Density1 # 18 98th
Diversity Index2 # 64 93rd
Median Household Income # 263 73rd
Per Capita Income # 228 76th

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