Cresco, IA 52136 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 52136: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cresco, IA 52136

Not Acceptable, USPS
Florenceville, IA 52136
Kendallville, IA 52136
Schley, IA 52136
Vernon Springs, IA 52136

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.376, Longitude -92.115
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52136 has segments in 2 Counties (Howard, Winneshiek).

  • Businesses Addresses: 255
  • PO Box Addresses: 59
  • Residential Addresses: 2,525
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 58
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,467

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Cresco, IA 52136 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,712
Daytime Population: Workers 3,238
Daytime Population: Residents 2,602
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,840
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 5,563
Population in Familes 4,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $45,006
Average Household Income $62,609
Per Capita Income $26,133


Total Housing Units 2,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,812 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 547 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $117,609
Average Home Value $142,770


Total Households 2,359
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,441
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 -0.25% -0.26%
Households -0.23% -0.26%
Families -0.45% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Cresco, IA 52136 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52136 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 # 134 86th
Population Density # 389 60th
Diversity Index # 543 44th
Median Household Income # 848 12th
Per Capita Income # 660 32nd

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