Boyden, IA 51234 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boyden, IA 51234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sioux County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.194, Longitude -96.004
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51234 has segments in 2 Counties (Lyon, Sioux).

  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 152
  • Residential Addresses: 318
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 318

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

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Boyden, IA 51234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,322
Population in Households 1,320
Population in Familes 1,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $60,717
Average Household Income $74,985
Per Capita Income $27,470


Total Housing Units 513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 403 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $129,945
Average Home Value $155,087


Total Households 484
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 376
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 0.93% 0.88%
Households 0.89% 0.85%
Families 0.8% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Boyden, IA 51234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51234 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 # 400 58th
Population Density # 404 58th
Diversity Index # 135 86th
Median Household Income # 283 71st
Per Capita Income # 656 32nd

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