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: 290
  • PO Box Addresses: 95
  • Residential Addresses: 2,665
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 134
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,531

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

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  1. 52172 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 52172 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Waukon, IA 52172 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,065
Population in Households 5,919
Population in Familes 4,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $49,917
Average Household Income $59,480
Per Capita Income $25,352


Total Housing Units 2,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,893 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 666 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $127,192
Average Home Value $186,569


Total Households 2,559
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,604
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.29% -0.52%
Households -0.22% -0.51%
Families -0.4% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Waukon, IA 52172 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52172 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 # 124 87th
Population Density # 313 68th
Diversity Index # 653 32nd
Median Household Income # 738 23rd
Per Capita Income # 822 15th

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