Inwood, IA 51240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Inwood, IA 51240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.305, Longitude -96.429
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51240 has segments in 2 Counties (Lyon, Sioux).

  • Businesses Addresses: 56
  • PO Box Addresses: 244
  • Residential Addresses: 398
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 387

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

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Inwood, IA 51240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,693
Population in Households 1,659
Population in Familes 1,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $57,368
Average Household Income $74,061
Per Capita Income $27,860


Total Housing Units 685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $132,743
Average Home Value $172,051


Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 474
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 0.04% 0.05%
Households 0.04% 0.06%
Families -0.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Inwood, IA 51240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51240 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 # 330 66th
Population Density # 577 40th
Diversity Index # 572 40th
Median Household Income # 415 57th
Per Capita Income # 622 35th

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