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: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 242
  • Residential Addresses: 235
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 224

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

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Hospers, IA 51238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,316
Daytime Population: Workers 1,477
Daytime Population: Residents 614
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,091
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.59
Population in Households 1,314
Population in Familes 1,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $57,359
Average Household Income $71,733
Per Capita Income $27,761


Total Housing Units 548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $117,763
Average Home Value $146,389


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 371
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 1.9% 1.49%
Households 2.03% 1.52%
Families 1.93% 1.41%
Median Household Income   3.75%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Hospers, IA 51238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51238 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 # 398 59th
Population Density # 403 58th
Diversity Index # 556 42nd
Median Household Income # 333 66th
Per Capita Income # 513 47th

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