West Union, IA 52175 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52175: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Union, IA 52175

Acceptable Alternative
Auburn Douglas, IA 52175
Douglas, IA 52175
Eldorado, IA 52175

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.97, Longitude -91.801
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 206
  • PO Box Addresses: 37
  • Residential Addresses: 1,489
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 128
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,361

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 52175 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 52175 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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West Union, IA 52175 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,373
Population in Households 3,197
Population in Familes 2,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $50,260
Average Household Income $60,870
Per Capita Income $26,498


Total Housing Units 1,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,012 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 427 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $109,048
Average Home Value $167,194


Total Households 1,439
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.78%
Households -0.57% -0.82%
Families -0.75% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

West Union, IA 52175 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52175 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 184 81st
Population Density # 318 67th
Diversity Index # 295 69th
Median Household Income # 716 26th
Per Capita Income # 742 23rd

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