Malvern, IA 51551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Malvern, IA 51551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mills County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.003, Longitude -95.585
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51551 has segments in 2 Counties (Fremont, Mills).

  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • PO Box Addresses: 348
  • Residential Addresses: 411
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
    • Single Family Addresses: 393

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

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Malvern, IA 51551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,821
Population in Households 1,769
Population in Familes 1,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $75,223
Average Household Income $87,196
Per Capita Income $33,606


Total Housing Units 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $164,806
Average Home Value $193,762


Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 495
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 -0.09% 0.1%
Households -0.21% 0.03%
Families -0.31% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Malvern, IA 51551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51551 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 # 310 68th
Population Density # 479 50th
Diversity Index # 582 40th
Median Household Income # 81 92nd
Per Capita Income # 199 79th

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