Salem, IA 52649 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52649: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, IA 52649

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 337
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Henry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.855, Longitude -91.623
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52649 has segments in 2 Counties (Henry, Lee).

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Salem, IA 52649 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 817
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $175,948


Median Household Income $46,473
Average Household Income $57,848
Per Capita Income $24,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.02%
Households 0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Salem, IA 52649 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52649 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 # 552 43rd
Population Density1 # 529 45th
Diversity Index2 # 664 31st
Median Household Income # 749 22nd
Per Capita Income # 736 24th

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