Ames, IA 50014 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50014: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ames, IA 50014

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 401
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,020
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,051
  • County: Story County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.024, Longitude -93.663
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50014 has segments in 2 Counties (Boone, Story).


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Ames, IA 50014 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 31,828
Population in Households 29,343
Population in Familes 13,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,485
Population Density1 646
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,514
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,653
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,142 (32.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,372 (64.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $228,464
Average Home Value $249,831
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,824
Average Household Income $59,939
Per Capita Income $24,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.72%
Households 0.99% 0.84%
Families 0.79% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Ames, IA 50014 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50014 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 # 17 98th
Population Density1 # 87 91st
Diversity Index2 # 65 93rd
Median Household Income # 923 4th
Per Capita Income # 790 18th

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