Oto, IA 51044 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51044: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oto, IA 51044

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Woodbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.281, Longitude -95.894
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 21
  • Residential Addresses: 76
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 76

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Oto, IA 51044 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 238
Daytime Population: Workers 54
Daytime Population: Residents 102
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 156
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 193
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $44,094
Average Household Income $56,244
Per Capita Income $24,577


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $107,353
Average Home Value $151,582


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 71
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 0.72% 0.42%
Households 0.54% 0.57%
Families 0.6% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Oto, IA 51044 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51044 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 # 846 12th
Population Density # 886 8th
Diversity Index # 300 69th
Median Household Income # 868 10th
Per Capita Income # 801 17th

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