Postville, IA 52162 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52162: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Postville, IA 52162

Not Acceptable, USPS
Frankville, IA 52162
Gunder, IA 52162

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allamakee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.046, Longitude -91.566
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52162 has segments in 4 Counties (Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Winneshiek).

  • Businesses Addresses: 103
  • PO Box Addresses: 683
  • Residential Addresses: 588
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 71
    • Single Family Addresses: 517

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

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Postville, IA 52162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,185
Daytime Population: Workers 2,447
Daytime Population: Residents 1,584
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,031
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 3,137
Population in Familes 2,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $54,616
Average Household Income $64,179
Per Capita Income $23,232


Total Housing Units 1,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 380 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $139,739
Average Home Value $165,817


Total Households 1,145
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 785
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 -0.12% -0.35%
Households -0.06% -0.3%
Families -0.23% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Postville, IA 52162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52162 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 # 192 80th
Population Density # 366 62nd
Diversity Index # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 476 51st
Per Capita Income # 878 9th

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