Waucoma, IA 52171 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52171: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waucoma, IA 52171

Acceptable Alternative
Alpha, IA 52171
Jackson Jct, IA 52171
Jackson Junction, IA 52171

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.058, Longitude -91.991
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52171 has segments in 3 Counties (Chickasaw, Fayette, Winneshiek).

  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 19
  • Residential Addresses: 378
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 378

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

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Waucoma, IA 52171 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,045
Daytime Population: Workers 517
Daytime Population: Residents 479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,045
Population in Familes 876
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,251
Average Household Income $63,322
Per Capita Income $25,874


Total Housing Units 469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $138,942
Average Home Value $190,473


Total Households 427
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 299
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 -0.21% -0.46%
Households -0.06% -0.38%
Families -0.18% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Waucoma, IA 52171 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52171 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 # 464 52nd
Population Density # 723 25th
Diversity Index # 711 25th
Median Household Income # 633 34th
Per Capita Income # 684 29th

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