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: 342
  • Residential Addresses: 412
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
    • Single Family Addresses: 394

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

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Malvern, IA 51551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,722
Daytime Population: Workers 266
Daytime Population: Residents 817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,083
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,666
Population in Familes 1,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $69,169
Average Household Income $82,917
Per Capita Income $32,021


Total Housing Units 768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $161,386
Average Home Value $187,600


Total Households 655
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 467
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 -0.39% -0.15%
Households -0.54% -0.25%
Families -0.66% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Malvern, IA 51551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51551 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 # 322 67th
Population Density # 468 52nd
Diversity Index # 604 38th
Median Household Income # 91 91st
Per Capita Income # 191 80th

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