Fort Madison, IA 52627 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52627: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Madison, IA 52627

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sawyer, IA 52627

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 508
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,231
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 372
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.632, Longitude -91.336
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Madison, IA 52627 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,220
Population in Households 12,286
Population in Familes 9,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 934
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 5,349
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,309
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,010 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,793 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,556 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $86,663
Average Home Value $121,454


Median Household Income $45,955
Average Household Income $56,170
Per Capita Income $23,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.06%
Households -0.02% -0.02%
Families -0.15% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Fort Madison, IA 52627 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52627 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 # 62 94th
Population Density1 # 162 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 97 90th
Median Household Income # 764 21st
Per Capita Income # 818 15th

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