Zip Code 52242 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIowa City
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Johnson
Area Code319
Current Population:1592
Racial Majority:White 82.63%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$0
Average Adjusted Gross Income$10590
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time12.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.66025000, -91.54526800

Zip Code 52242 Description

Zip Code 52242 is located in the state of Iowa in the Cedar Rapids - Iowa City - Dubuque metro area. Zip code 52242 is primarily located in Johnson County. The official US Postal Service name for 52242 is IOWA CITY, Iowa. Portions of zip code 52242 are contained within or border the city limits of Iowa City, IA, University Heights, IA, . The area code for zip code 52242 is 319. 52242 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 52242 is 3.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% 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 52242 decreased to 1592 from 2691 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 52242 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 52242 public schools is . % of students in 52242 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1380 82.63% 1358 +2%
 Black Or African American 65 3.89% 41 +59%
 Hispanic 44 2.63% 80 -45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.18% 2 +50%
 Asian 135 8.08% 83 +63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 27 2.57% 27 +59%

Zip Code 52242 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 52242 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population15922691
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households0
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$0
Income Under $50K Per Year0.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year0.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year0.00%
52242 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$254518
Average Real Estate Sale Price$202212
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47f - Rolling Loess Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 52242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13182940516166635543301841
Avg Max Temp (°F)29364963748387847765483461
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Iowa City, IA
CBSA Type52242
CBSA Population154108
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours