West Point, IA 52656 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52656: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Point, IA 52656

Not Acceptable, USPS
Saint Paul, IA 52656

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 64
  • Single Family Addresses: 879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.717, Longitude -91.455
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52656 has segments in 2 Counties (Henry, Lee).

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West Point, IA 52656 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,198
Daytime Population: Workers 672
Daytime Population: Residents 1,153
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,825
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 2,174
Population in Familes 1,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $57,042
Average Household Income $66,218
Per Capita Income $28,261


Total Housing Units 968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 762 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $138,953
Average Home Value $194,062


Total Households 933
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 649
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 0.0% -0.01%
Households -0.07% -0.09%
Families -0.23% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

West Point, IA 52656 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52656 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 # 268 72nd
Population Density # 437 54th
Diversity Index # 918 5th
Median Household Income # 341 65th
Per Capita Income # 460 52nd

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