Little Rock, IA 51243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Little Rock, IA 51243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.468, Longitude -95.918
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51243 has segments in 2 Counties (Lyon, Osceola).

  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 227
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 227

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

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Little Rock, IA 51243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 809
Population in Households 809
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $50,767
Average Household Income $61,961
Per Capita Income $25,045


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $93,816


Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 236
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 0.2% 0.25%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families 0.1% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Little Rock, IA 51243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51243 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 # 546 43rd
Population Density # 642 34th
Diversity Index # 666 30th
Median Household Income # 697 28th
Per Capita Income # 841 13th

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