Pacific Junction, IA 51561 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pacific Junction, IA 51561

Acceptable Alternative
Pacific Jct, IA 51561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mills County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.021, Longitude -95.798
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 51561 has segments in 2 Counties (Fremont, Mills).

  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 59
  • Residential Addresses: 465
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 465

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

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Pacific Junction, IA 51561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,435
Population in Households 1,435
Population in Familes 1,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $65,889
Average Household Income $78,346
Per Capita Income $30,028


Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $215,217
Average Home Value $220,796


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 423
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 0.41% 0.47%
Households 0.27% 0.4%
Families 0.17% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Pacific Junction, IA 51561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51561 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 # 377 61st
Population Density # 431 55th
Diversity Index # 241 75th
Median Household Income # 167 83rd
Per Capita Income # 422 56th

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