Ossian, IA 52161 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52161: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ossian, IA 52161

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Winneshiek County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.173, Longitude -91.819
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52161 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Winneshiek).

  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • PO Box Addresses: 192
  • Residential Addresses: 373
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
    • Single Family Addresses: 357

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

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Ossian, IA 52161 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,456
Population in Households 1,417
Population in Familes 1,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $62,682
Average Household Income $73,475
Per Capita Income $28,549


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $177,132
Average Home Value $211,489


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 413
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 -0.18% -0.42%
Households -0.06% -0.36%
Families -0.2% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Ossian, IA 52161 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52161 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 # 370 61st
Population Density # 394 59th
Diversity Index # 571 42nd
Median Household Income # 231 76th
Per Capita Income # 551 43rd

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