Lake City, IA 51449 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51449: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake City, IA 51449

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.271, Longitude -94.735
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51449 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Carroll).

  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • PO Box Addresses: 15
  • Residential Addresses: 873
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
    • Single Family Addresses: 835

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

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Lake City, IA 51449 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,962
Daytime Population: Workers 1,380
Daytime Population: Residents 1,053
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 1,848
Population in Familes 1,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $41,920
Average Household Income $57,255
Per Capita Income $24,836


Total Housing Units 996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $90,079
Average Home Value $117,958


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 514
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 -1.02% -0.96%
Households -1.2% -1.08%
Families -1.37% -1.15%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Lake City, IA 51449 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51449 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 # 289 70th
Population Density # 438 55th
Diversity Index # 541 43rd
Median Household Income # 915 5th
Per Capita Income # 775 20th

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