Burlington, IA 52601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Burlington, IA 52601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Des Moines County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.806, Longitude -91.121
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,187
  • PO Box Addresses: 294
  • Residential Addresses: 12,823
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 740
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,083

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

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Burlington, IA 52601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,076
Population in Households 28,621
Population in Familes 21,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 455
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $46,093
Average Household Income $58,930
Per Capita Income $25,348


Total Housing Units 13,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,706 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,693 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,467 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $99,087
Average Home Value $133,092


Total Households 12,399
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 7,632
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 -0.2% -0.29%
Households -0.16% -0.28%
Families -0.34% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Burlington, IA 52601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52601 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 # 25 98th
Population Density # 147 85th
Diversity Index # 101 90th
Median Household Income # 853 11th
Per Capita Income # 823 14th

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