Wapello, IA 52653 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52653: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wapello, IA 52653

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elrick, IA 52653
Toolesboro, IA 52653

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Louisa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.18, Longitude -91.188
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52653 has segments in 2 Counties (Des Moines, Louisa).

  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • PO Box Addresses: 67
  • Residential Addresses: 1,378
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,338

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

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Wapello, IA 52653 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,557
Daytime Population: Workers 1,253
Daytime Population: Residents 1,934
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,187
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 3,513
Population in Familes 2,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $51,521
Average Household Income $59,320
Per Capita Income $23,530


Total Housing Units 1,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,087 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $115,375
Average Home Value $145,837


Total Households 1,403
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 962
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 -0.45% -0.44%
Households -0.42% -0.45%
Families -0.56% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Wapello, IA 52653 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52653 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 # 175 82nd
Population Density # 372 61st
Diversity Index # 146 85th
Median Household Income # 621 36th
Per Capita Income # 862 11th

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