Pierson, IA 51048 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51048: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pierson, IA 51048

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Woodbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.543, Longitude -95.868
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51048 has segments in 2 Counties (Cherokee, Woodbury).

  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 96
  • Residential Addresses: 141
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 141

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

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Pierson, IA 51048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 617
Daytime Population: Workers 57
Daytime Population: Residents 291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 348
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 615
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $54,656
Average Household Income $66,295
Per Capita Income $26,578


Total Housing Units 281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $98,837
Average Home Value $165,689


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 175
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 1.15% 0.73%
Households 1.11% 0.72%
Families 0.98% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Pierson, IA 51048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51048 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 # 626 35th
Population Density # 572 41st
Diversity Index # 244 75th
Median Household Income # 471 51st
Per Capita Income # 618 36th

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