Primghar, IA 51245 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Gaza, IA | Primghar, IA

Camera Icon Photos of the local Primghar, IA area

ZIP Code 51245: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Primghar, IA 51245

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gaza, IA 51245

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Obrien County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.083, Longitude -95.641
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 71
  • PO Box Addresses: 154
  • Residential Addresses: 375
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 375

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


51245 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Primghar, IA 51245 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,396
Daytime Population: Workers 574
Daytime Population: Residents 671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,245
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,329
Population in Familes 1,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $53,132
Average Household Income $62,396
Per Capita Income $26,521


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 468 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $92,453
Average Home Value $142,041


Total Households 582
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 384
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 0.15% -0.09%
Households 0.24% -0.03%
Families 0.14% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Primghar, IA 51245 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51245 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 # 381 61st
Population Density # 571 41st
Diversity Index # 255 74th
Median Household Income # 554 42nd
Per Capita Income # 623 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: