Columbus City, IA 52737 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52737: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus City, IA 52737

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 138
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Louisa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.265, Longitude -91.37
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus City, IA 52737 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 380
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 184
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,438
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $54,832
Average Household Income $61,875
Per Capita Income $23,167


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $116,216
Average Home Value $122,222


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 96
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 0.11% -0.11%
Households 0.2% -0.14%
Families 0.14% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Columbus City, IA 52737 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52737 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 # 767 21st
Population Density # 43 96th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 461 52nd
Per Capita Income # 882 9th

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