Akron, IA 51001 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Akron, IA 51001

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ruble, IA 51001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Plymouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.834, Longitude -96.53
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51001 has segments in 2 Counties (Plymouth, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • PO Box Addresses: 263
  • Residential Addresses: 826
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 35
    • Single Family Addresses: 791

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Akron, IA 51001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,635
Population in Households 2,602
Population in Familes 2,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $55,707
Average Household Income $75,298
Per Capita Income $30,162


Total Housing Units 1,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 806 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $125,532
Average Home Value $183,716


Total Households 1,049
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 739
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.39% 0.5%
Households 0.39% 0.49%
Families 0.27% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Akron, IA 51001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51001 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 230 76th
Population Density # 599 38th
Diversity Index # 316 67th
Median Household Income # 494 49th
Per Capita Income # 413 57th

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