Zip Code 52534 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBeacon
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mahaska
Area Code641
Current Population:284
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$46471
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41290
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time15.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range807 - 807 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.27621100, -92.68229200

Zip Code 52534 Description

Zip Code 52534 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 52534 is primarily located in Mahaska County. The official US Postal Service name for 52534 is BEACON, Iowa. Portions of zip code 52534 are contained within or border the city limits of Beacon, IA, . The area code for zip code 52534 is 641. 52534 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 52534 is 3.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% 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 52534 increased to 284 from 257 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 52534 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 52534 public schools is . % of students in 52534 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 209 100% 282 -26%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 0 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 52534 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 52534 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population284257
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households123
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$46471
Income Under $50K Per Year55.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
52534 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$125000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$143885
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
52577 - Oskaloosa
Beacon, IA
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 52534 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738506064625241271639
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354861728186847664473460
Avg Precip (In.)1.091.222.183.464.614.584.344.33.892.852.781.4236.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Oskaloosa, IA
CBSA Type52534
CBSA Population22491
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours