Columbus City, IA 52737 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52737: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus City, IA 52737

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Louisa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.265, Longitude -91.37
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 136
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 136

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

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Columbus City, IA 52737 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 393
Population in Households 386
Population in Familes 312
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 796
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $53,868
Average Household Income $63,213
Per Capita Income $23,684


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $117,424
Average Home Value $133,486


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 100
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 0.09% -0.05%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Columbus City, IA 52737 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52737 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 # 764 21st
Population Density # 68 93rd
Diversity Index # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 570 41st
Per Capita Income # 896 7th

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