Brighton, IA 52540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brighton, IA 52540

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Pleasant Plain, IA 52540
Germanville, IA 52540
Pleasant Plain, IA 52540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.174, Longitude -91.823
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52540 has segments in 2 Counties (Jefferson, Washington).

  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 454
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 454

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

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Brighton, IA 52540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,509
Daytime Population: Workers 135
Daytime Population: Residents 671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 806
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 1,508
Population in Familes 1,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $53,166
Average Household Income $67,882
Per Capita Income $28,308


Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $97,170
Average Home Value $141,807


Total Households 629
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 427
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 0.42% 0.52%
Households 0.52% 0.57%
Families 0.33% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Brighton, IA 52540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52540 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 # 361 63rd
Population Density # 638 34th
Diversity Index # 654 32nd
Median Household Income # 551 43rd
Per Capita Income # 456 53rd

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