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: 94
  • Residential Addresses: 142
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 142

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

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Pierson, IA 51048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 616
Population in Households 614
Population in Familes 514
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $55,854
Average Household Income $70,761
Per Capita Income $28,308


Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $97,396
Average Home Value $192,839


Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 173
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 0.9% 0.58%
Households 0.87% 0.48%
Families 0.65% 0.46%
Median Household Income   5.05%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Pierson, IA 51048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51048 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 # 628 35th
Population Density # 561 42nd
Diversity Index # 234 76th
Median Household Income # 488 49th
Per Capita Income # 574 40th

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