George, IA 51237 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
George, IA 51237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.346, Longitude -96.005
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • PO Box Addresses: 314
  • Residential Addresses: 402
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 402

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

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George, IA 51237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,705
Daytime Population: Workers 961
Daytime Population: Residents 819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,780
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,663
Population in Familes 1,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,070
Average Household Income $58,326
Per Capita Income $23,967


Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 555 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $96,163
Average Home Value $118,288


Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 486
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 0.09% 0.09%
Households 0.02% 0.06%
Families -0.14% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

George, IA 51237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51237 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 # 324 66th
Population Density # 575 40th
Diversity Index # 483 50th
Median Household Income # 556 42nd
Per Capita Income # 843 13th

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