Shellsburg, IA 52332 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52332: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shellsburg, IA 52332

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.096, Longitude -91.87
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • PO Box Addresses: 219
  • Residential Addresses: 708
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
    • Single Family Addresses: 669

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

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Shellsburg, IA 52332 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,097
Daytime Population: Workers 273
Daytime Population: Residents 931
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,204
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 2,083
Population in Familes 1,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $66,000
Average Household Income $76,054
Per Capita Income $31,691


Total Housing Units 923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $198,302
Average Home Value $203,171


Total Households 871
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 635
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 0.4% 0.16%
Households 0.53% 0.21%
Families 0.37% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Shellsburg, IA 52332 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52332 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 # 278 71st
Population Density # 272 72nd
Diversity Index # 705 26th
Median Household Income # 125 87th
Per Capita Income # 209 78th

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