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, 2016)


Total Population 173
Population in Households 173
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $130,328


Median Household Income $44,105
Average Household Income $58,152
Per Capita Income $24,202
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.12%
Households 0.22% 0.28%
Families 0.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 875 9th
Population Density1 # 945 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 499 48th
Median Household Income # 826 14th
Per Capita Income # 788 18th

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