Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 643
  • Single Family Addresses: 387
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 870
  • County: Linn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.975, Longitude -91.661
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,359
Population in Households 1,997
Population in Familes 1,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density1 1,794
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (22.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 788 (67.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $80,690
Average Home Value $98,950


Median Household Income $23,066
Average Household Income $37,809
Per Capita Income $18,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.98% 1.49%
Households 2.41% 1.84%
Families 1.97% 1.64%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
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.

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52401 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 # 251 74th
Population Density1 # 29 97th
Diversity Index2 # 21 98th
Median Household Income # 954 1st
Per Capita Income # 937 3rd

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