Hastings, IA 51540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hastings, IA 51540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mills County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.019, Longitude -95.501
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 49
  • Residential Addresses: 142
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 142

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

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Hastings, IA 51540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 458
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $52,708
Average Household Income $67,008
Per Capita Income $26,481


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $132,609
Average Home Value $169,301


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.03% 0.22%
Households -0.2% 0.11%
Families -0.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Hastings, IA 51540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51540 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 # 716 25th
Population Density # 862 10th
Diversity Index # 637 35th
Median Household Income # 627 35th
Per Capita Income # 746 22nd

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