Earlham, IA 50072 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50072: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Earlham, IA 50072

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pitzer, IA 50072

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 903
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.492, Longitude -94.123
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50072 has segments in 2 Counties (Dallas, Madison).

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Earlham, IA 50072 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,923
Daytime Population: Workers 598
Daytime Population: Residents 1,332
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,930
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 2,923
Population in Familes 2,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $74,210
Average Household Income $86,900
Per Capita Income $32,316


Total Housing Units 1,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 892 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $198,227
Average Home Value $247,001


Total Households 1,087
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 815
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 0.88% 1.17%
Households 0.84% 1.15%
Families 0.73% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Earlham, IA 50072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50072 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 # 208 79th
Population Density # 344 64th
Diversity Index # 576 40th
Median Household Income # 65 93rd
Per Capita Income # 176 82nd

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