Chelsea, IA 52215 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chelsea, IA 52215

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Tama County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.919, Longitude -92.394
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52215 has segments in 2 Counties (Poweshiek, Tama).

  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 10
  • Residential Addresses: 328
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 328

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

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Chelsea, IA 52215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 911
Population in Households 911
Population in Familes 769
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $56,538
Average Household Income $71,359
Per Capita Income $26,946


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $147,727
Average Home Value $182,767


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 244
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 -0.03% -0.15%
Households -0.11% -0.23%
Families -0.29% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Chelsea, IA 52215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52215 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 # 510 47th
Population Density # 822 15th
Diversity Index # 62 94th
Median Household Income # 463 52nd
Per Capita Income # 711 26th

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