Lost Nation, IA 52254 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lost Nation, IA 52254

Acceptable Alternative
Elwood, IA 52254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 239
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.967, Longitude -90.818
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lost Nation, IA 52254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 968
Population in Households 968
Population in Familes 784
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 418
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $98,409
Average Home Value $148,875


Median Household Income $49,104
Average Household Income $64,647
Per Capita Income $27,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.05%
Families -0.12% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Lost Nation, IA 52254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52254 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 # 492 49th
Population Density1 # 662 31st
Diversity Index2 # 694 28th
Median Household Income # 661 31st
Per Capita Income # 449 53rd

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