Beacon, IA 52534 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52534: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beacon, IA 52534

Not Acceptable, USPS
Evans Junction, IA 52534

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mahaska County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.277, Longitude -92.684
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • PO Box Addresses: 66
  • Residential Addresses: 91
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 91

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

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Beacon, IA 52534 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 602
Population in Households 576
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 599
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $59,427
Average Household Income $64,820
Per Capita Income $28,492


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $165,179
Average Home Value $167,254


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.43% 0.78%
Households 2.4% 0.76%
Families 2.26% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Beacon, IA 52534 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52534 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 # 635 34th
Population Density # 87 91st
Diversity Index # 554 42nd
Median Household Income # 331 66th
Per Capita Income # 556 42nd

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