Mount Sterling, IA 52573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Sterling, IA 52573

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Sterling, IA 52573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Van Buren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.618, Longitude -91.932
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 56
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 56

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

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Mount Sterling, IA 52573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 147
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $43,259
Average Household Income $64,209
Per Capita Income $26,208


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $131,019


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 41
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 -0.24% -0.55%
Households -0.2% -0.68%
Families -0.29% -1.0%
Median Household Income   4.57%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Mount Sterling, IA 52573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52573 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 # 890 7th
Population Density # 952 1st
Diversity Index # 402 59th
Median Household Income # 903 6th
Per Capita Income # 766 20th

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