West Union, IA 52175 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52175: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Union, IA 52175

Acceptable Alternative
Auburn Douglas, IA 52175
Douglas, IA 52175
Eldorado, IA 52175

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 214
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,350
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 127
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.97, Longitude -91.801
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Union, IA 52175 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,406
Daytime Population: Workers 2,486
Daytime Population: Residents 1,709
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,195
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,221
Population in Familes 2,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,888
Average Household Income $59,726
Per Capita Income $26,022


Total Housing Units 1,706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $106,746
Average Home Value $162,706


Total Households 1,453
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 883
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 -0.53% -0.83%
Households -0.57% -0.81%
Families -0.73% -0.9%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

West Union, IA 52175 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52175 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 # 183 81st
Population Density # 313 67th
Diversity Index # 336 65th
Median Household Income # 649 33rd
Per Capita Income # 673 30th

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