Elkader, IA 52043 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 52043: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkader, IA 52043

Not Acceptable, USPS
Clayton Center, IA 52043
Communia, IA 52043
Mederville, IA 52043
Osborne, IA 52043

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clayton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.856, Longitude -91.405
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • PO Box Addresses: 291
  • Residential Addresses: 712
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 46
    • Single Family Addresses: 666

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

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  1. 52043 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 52043 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Elkader, IA 52043 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,449
Population in Households 2,382
Population in Familes 1,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,881
Average Household Income $68,921
Per Capita Income $31,413


Total Housing Units 1,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 814 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 292 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $99,858
Average Home Value $171,253


Total Households 1,106
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 691
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.66% 0.23%
Households 0.77% 0.29%
Families 0.61% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Elkader, IA 52043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52043 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 # 248 74th
Population Density # 460 53rd
Diversity Index # 703 27th
Median Household Income # 618 36th
Per Capita Income # 319 67th

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