Waterville, IA 52170 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52170: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterville, IA 52170

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dalby, IA 52170
Elon, IA 52170

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allamakee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.272, Longitude -91.258
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 232
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
    • Single Family Addresses: 229

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

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Waterville, IA 52170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 636
Daytime Population: Workers 62
Daytime Population: Residents 269
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 331
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 538
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $56,565
Average Household Income $77,929
Per Capita Income $31,021


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $146,154
Average Home Value $231,537


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 182
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% 0.0%
Households 0.85% 0.16%
Families 0.7% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Waterville, IA 52170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52170 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 # 620 36th
Population Density # 669 30th
Diversity Index # 773 20th
Median Household Income # 369 62nd
Per Capita Income # 248 74th

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