Elgin, IA 52141 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52141: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elgin, IA 52141

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brainard, IA 52141

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.959, Longitude -91.636
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52141 has segments in 2 Counties (Clayton, Fayette).

  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 64
  • Residential Addresses: 510
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 510

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

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Elgin, IA 52141 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,376
Population in Households 1,375
Population in Familes 1,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $47,530
Average Household Income $59,482
Per Capita Income $24,692


Total Housing Units 638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $116,471
Average Home Value $175,993


Total Households 571
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 373
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 -0.67% -0.66%
Households -0.7% -0.71%
Families -0.87% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Elgin, IA 52141 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52141 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 # 390 60th
Population Density # 592 38th
Diversity Index # 800 17th
Median Household Income # 806 16th
Per Capita Income # 856 11th

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