Waukon, IA 52172 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52172: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waukon, IA 52172

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ludlow, IA 52172

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allamakee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.271, Longitude -91.477
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52172 has segments in 2 Counties (Allamakee, Winneshiek).

  • Businesses Addresses: 289
  • PO Box Addresses: 96
  • Residential Addresses: 2,692
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 134
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,558

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

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Waukon, IA 52172 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,176
Daytime Population: Workers 2,510
Daytime Population: Residents 2,964
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,474
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 6,030
Population in Familes 4,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,474
Average Household Income $57,729
Per Capita Income $24,656


Total Housing Units 2,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,936 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $126,023
Average Home Value $182,051


Total Households 2,611
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,644
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 -0.19% -0.35%
Households -0.01% -0.28%
Families -0.16% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Waukon, IA 52172 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52172 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 # 122 87th
Population Density # 306 68th
Diversity Index # 724 24th
Median Household Income # 666 31st
Per Capita Income # 794 18th

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