Belle Plaine, IA 52208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belle Plaine, IA 52208

Not Acceptable, USPS
Koszta, IA 52208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.899, Longitude -92.275
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52208 has segments in 4 Counties (Benton, Iowa, Poweshiek, Tama).

  • Businesses Addresses: 121
  • PO Box Addresses: 30
  • Residential Addresses: 1,381
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 41
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,340

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

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Belle Plaine, IA 52208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,894
Daytime Population: Workers 848
Daytime Population: Residents 1,388
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,846
Population in Familes 2,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,449
Average Household Income $53,642
Per Capita Income $23,456


Total Housing Units 1,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 947 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $93,238
Average Home Value $124,657


Total Households 1,252
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 766
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 -0.52% -0.42%
Households -0.45% -0.39%
Families -0.67% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Belle Plaine, IA 52208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52208 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 # 211 78th
Population Density # 238 75th
Diversity Index # 464 52nd
Median Household Income # 920 5th
Per Capita Income # 867 10th

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