Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52402: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,613
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,835
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,148
  • County: Linn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.021, Longitude -91.67
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,311
Population in Households 39,640
Population in Familes 29,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,671
Population Density1 3,070
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 17,057
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 9,945
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,353 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,704 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,155 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $146,730
Average Home Value $178,726


Median Household Income $58,412
Average Household Income $78,027
Per Capita Income $32,653
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.61%
Households 0.45% 0.55%
Families 0.31% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 52402 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52402 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 # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 12 99th
Diversity Index2 # 84 91st
Median Household Income # 250 74th
Per Capita Income # 152 84th

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