Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52146: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harpers Ferry, IA 52146

Not Acceptable, USPS
Egan, IA 52146
Waukon Junction, IA 52146

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allamakee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.201, Longitude -91.147
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 120
  • Residential Addresses: 363
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 363

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Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: August 4, 2020.


Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,230 (100%)
Population in Households 1,191 (96.8%)
Population in Families 964 (78.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 39 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 16
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $55,666
Average Household Income $71,810
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $32,906
Wealth Index5 87


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 489 (34.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 866 (60.6%)
Median Home Value $171,394
Average Home Value $201,380
Housing Affordability Index3 201


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.42% 0.45%
Households 1.76% 0.46%
Families 1.6% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52146 to the other 957 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 413 57th
Population Density # 632 34th
Median Household Income # 623 35th
Housing Affordability Index # 170 18th
Per Capita Income # 357 63rd
Diversity Index # 532 45th

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