Hospers, IA 51238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hospers, IA 51238

Not Acceptable, USPS
Newkirk, IA 51238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sioux County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.07, Longitude -95.904
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51238 has segments in 2 Counties (Obrien, Sioux).

  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 237
  • Residential Addresses: 238
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 227

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

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Hospers, IA 51238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,371
Population in Households 1,369
Population in Familes 1,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,337
Average Household Income $76,633
Per Capita Income $29,584


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $121,005
Average Home Value $148,650


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 389
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 1.56% 1.27%
Households 1.6% 1.25%
Families 1.5% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Hospers, IA 51238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51238 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 # 392 59th
Population Density # 412 57th
Diversity Index # 630 34th
Median Household Income # 369 62nd
Per Capita Income # 469 51st

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