Zip Code 52134 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChester
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Area Code563
Current Population:285
Racial Majority:White 98.67%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$42765
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55180
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1257 - 1355 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.46824400, -92.43878600

Zip Code 52134 Description

Zip Code 52134 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 52134 is primarily located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 52134 is CHESTER, Iowa. Portions of zip code 52134 are contained within or border the city limits of Chester, IA, . Zip code 52134 is within area code 563 and area code 641. 52134 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 52134 is 3.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 52134 decreased to 285 from 406 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 52134 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 52134 public schools is . % of students in 52134 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 371 98.67% 282 +32%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 3 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 5 1.33% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0% 0 +0%

Zip Code 52134 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 52134 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population285406
Male Population53.30%
Female Population46.70%
Total Households133
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42765
Income Under $50K Per Year59.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
52134 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$54000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$111479
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47c - Iowan Surface
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 52134 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)3102234465660584937241034
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284056697881797159412754
Avg Precip (In.)1.03.8323.394.014.444.474.83.522.392.211.1734.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours