Mount Sterling, IA 52573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Sterling, IA 52573

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Sterling, IA 52573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 86
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Van Buren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.618, Longitude -91.932
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52573 has segments in 2 Counties (Scotland, Van Buren).

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Mount Sterling, IA 52573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 147
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 77
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 87
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $43,708
Average Household Income $57,930
Per Capita Income $23,645


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $135,294


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 41
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 0.19% -0.14%
Households 0.23% -0.34%
Families 0.0% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Mount Sterling, IA 52573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52573 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 # 889 8th
Population Density # 953 1st
Diversity Index # 388 60th
Median Household Income # 881 9th
Per Capita Income # 858 11th

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