Crescent, IA 51526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crescent, IA 51526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pottawattamie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.365, Longitude -95.85
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • PO Box Addresses: 148
  • Residential Addresses: 593
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
    • Single Family Addresses: 591

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

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Crescent, IA 51526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,813
Daytime Population: Workers 235
Daytime Population: Residents 870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,105
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,751
Population in Familes 1,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $78,445
Average Household Income $87,801
Per Capita Income $35,425


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $240,000
Average Home Value $255,530


Total Households 721
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 540
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 0.08% 0.08%
Households 0.08% 0.08%
Families -0.05% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Crescent, IA 51526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51526 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 # 313 68th
Population Density # 288 70th
Diversity Index # 335 64th
Median Household Income # 38 96th
Per Capita Income # 83 91st

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