Fayette, IA 52142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayette, IA 52142

Not Acceptable, USPS
Albany, IA 52142
Donnan, IA 52142
Lima, IA 52142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.857, Longitude -91.81
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • PO Box Addresses: 230
  • Residential Addresses: 338
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
    • Single Family Addresses: 326

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

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Fayette, IA 52142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,907
Daytime Population: Workers 1,001
Daytime Population: Residents 1,122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,123
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,363
Population in Familes 907
Population in Group Qrtrs 544
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $47,376
Average Household Income $65,137
Per Capita Income $22,346


Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 387 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $102,711
Average Home Value $138,114


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 320
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 0.48% -0.46%
Households -0.09% -0.53%
Families -0.34% -0.7%
Median Household Income   6.71%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Fayette, IA 52142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52142 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 # 297 69th
Population Density # 410 58th
Diversity Index # 126 87th
Median Household Income # 781 19th
Per Capita Income # 907 6th

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