Adel, IA 50003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Adel, IA 50003

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 278
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,749
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 196
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.614, Longitude -94.02
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Adel, IA 50003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,584
Population in Households 7,465
Population in Familes 6,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,910
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,187 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $187,228
Average Home Value $239,472


Median Household Income $64,408
Average Household Income $84,820
Per Capita Income $32,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.97% 2.77%
Households 1.91% 2.72%
Families 1.87% 2.7%
Median Household Income   4.51%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Adel, IA 50003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50003 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 100 90th
Population Density1 # 243 75th
Diversity Index2 # 355 63rd
Median Household Income # 119 88th
Per Capita Income # 143 85th

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