Columbus Junction, IA 52738 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 52738: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus Junction, IA 52738

Acceptable Alternative
Columbus Jct, IA 52738

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cairo, IA 52738
Cotter, IA 52738
Fredonia, IA 52738
Gladwin, IA 52738

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Louisa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.283, Longitude -91.382
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 52738 has segments in 2 Counties (Louisa, Washington).

  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • PO Box Addresses: 102
  • Residential Addresses: 1,311
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 55
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,256

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 52738 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 52738 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Columbus Junction, IA 52738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,691
Population in Households 3,666
Population in Familes 2,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $54,624
Average Household Income $65,029
Per Capita Income $24,193


Total Housing Units 1,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 968 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 401 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $119,524
Average Home Value $154,571


Total Households 1,369
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 948
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% -0.07%
Households 0.19% -0.06%
Families 0.05% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Columbus Junction, IA 52738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52738 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 # 168 83rd
Population Density # 387 60th
Diversity Index # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 537 44th
Per Capita Income # 874 9th

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