Melrose, IA 52569 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52569: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melrose, IA 52569

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 319
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.975, Longitude -93.053
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52569 has segments in 4 Counties (Appanoose, Lucas, Monroe, Wayne).

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Melrose, IA 52569 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 557
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 306
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 359
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 557
Population in Familes 454
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $45,933
Average Household Income $67,589
Per Capita Income $31,185


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 (56.4%)
Median Home Value $97,414
Average Home Value $146,792


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 173
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 -0.46% -0.25%
Households -0.42% -0.31%
Families -0.62% -0.47%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Melrose, IA 52569 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52569 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 # 660 32nd
Population Density # 928 4th
Diversity Index # 729 25th
Median Household Income # 820 15th
Per Capita Income # 242 75th

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