Oakland, IA 51560 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51560: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, IA 51560

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pottawattamie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.306, Longitude -95.393
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • PO Box Addresses: 101
  • Residential Addresses: 768
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 60
    • Single Family Addresses: 708

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

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Oakland, IA 51560 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,163
Daytime Population: Workers 1,827
Daytime Population: Residents 1,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,860
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 2,105
Population in Familes 1,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $55,917
Average Household Income $68,295
Per Capita Income $27,709


Total Housing Units 936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 646 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $135,616
Average Home Value $167,841


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 601
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 0.38% 0.34%
Households 0.31% 0.34%
Families 0.19% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Oakland, IA 51560 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51560 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 # 269 72nd
Population Density # 485 50th
Diversity Index # 259 73rd
Median Household Income # 405 58th
Per Capita Income # 519 46th

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