Spirit Lake, IA 51360 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 51360: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Acceptable Alternative
Orleans, IA 51360

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crandalls Lodge, IA 51360
Egralharve, IA 51360
Methodist Camp, IA 51360
Montgomery, IA 51360
Templar Park, IA 51360
Triboji Beach, IA 51360
Wahpeton, IA 51360

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dickinson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.419, Longitude -95.133
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 496
  • PO Box Addresses: 211
  • Residential Addresses: 4,354
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 440
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,914

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

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Spirit Lake, IA 51360 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,399
Daytime Population: Workers 5,855
Daytime Population: Residents 3,328
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,183
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 8,273
Population in Familes 6,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $56,814
Average Household Income $73,955
Per Capita Income $33,652


Total Housing Units 6,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,892 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 906 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,757 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $186,281
Average Home Value $260,788


Total Households 3,798
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,403
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 0.74% 0.91%
Households 0.8% 0.95%
Families 0.59% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Spirit Lake, IA 51360 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51360 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 # 95 90th
Population Density # 225 77th
Diversity Index # 633 34th
Median Household Income # 354 63rd
Per Capita Income # 115 88th

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