Elkhart, IA 50073 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50073: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkhart, IA 50073

Not Acceptable, USPS
Enterprise, IA 50073
White Oak, IA 50073

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • Single Family Addresses: 414
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.789, Longitude -93.515
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elkhart, IA 50073 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,514
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 737
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,514
Population in Familes 1,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $71,395
Average Household Income $91,531
Per Capita Income $33,553


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $193,705
Average Home Value $302,211


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 413
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 1.76% 1.88%
Households 1.56% 1.71%
Families 1.34% 1.59%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Elkhart, IA 50073 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50073 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 # 359 63rd
Population Density # 259 73rd
Diversity Index # 316 68th
Median Household Income # 82 92nd
Per Capita Income # 119 88th

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