Delta, IA 52550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Delta, IA 52550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 239
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Keokuk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.302, Longitude -92.351
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Delta, IA 52550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 538
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 290
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 318
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 538
Population in Familes 415
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $44,544
Average Household Income $51,837
Per Capita Income $23,413


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $66,477
Average Home Value $103,075


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 149
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 -1.13% -0.99%
Households -1.24% -1.09%
Families -1.4% -1.1%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Delta, IA 52550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52550 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 # 672 30th
Population Density # 712 26th
Diversity Index # 620 37th
Median Household Income # 862 11th
Per Capita Income # 869 10th

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