Lowden, IA 52255 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52255: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lowden, IA 52255

Not Acceptable, USPS
Massillon, IA 52255

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 276
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cedar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.86, Longitude -90.928
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lowden, IA 52255 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,168
Daytime Population: Workers 221
Daytime Population: Residents 570
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 791
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,168
Population in Familes 959
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,205
Average Household Income $61,969
Per Capita Income $26,475


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 381 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $117,733
Average Home Value $167,192


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 340
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 0.08% -0.03%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 0.08% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Lowden, IA 52255 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52255 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 # 429 56th
Population Density # 398 59th
Diversity Index # 828 14th
Median Household Income # 548 43rd
Per Capita Income # 629 35th

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