Ruthven, IA 51358 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51358: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ruthven, IA 51358

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lost Island Lake, IA 51358

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Palo Alto County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.131, Longitude -94.9
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51358 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Palo Alto).

  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • PO Box Addresses: 236
  • Residential Addresses: 324
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 324

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

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  1. 51358 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 51358 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Ruthven, IA 51358 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,248
Population in Households 1,223
Population in Familes 962
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,335
Average Household Income $64,268
Per Capita Income $27,660


Total Housing Units 753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $80,929
Average Home Value $113,519


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.8% -0.63%
Households -0.75% -0.61%
Families -0.9% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Ruthven, IA 51358 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51358 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 # 415 57th
Population Density # 637 34th
Diversity Index # 576 39th
Median Household Income # 674 30th
Per Capita Income # 640 34th

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