Ellston, IA 50074 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50074: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ellston, IA 50074

Acceptable Alternative
Beaconsfield, IA 50074

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 193
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ringgold County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.852, Longitude -94.075
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50074 has segments in 2 Counties (Ringgold, Union).

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Ellston, IA 50074 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 332
Daytime Population: Workers 50
Daytime Population: Residents 215
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 265
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 332
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $57,575
Average Household Income $70,731
Per Capita Income $33,448


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (62.0%)
Median Home Value $98,750
Average Home Value $184,109


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.25% -0.18%
Households -0.26% -0.13%
Families -0.36% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Ellston, IA 50074 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50074 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 # 795 18th
Population Density # 934 3rd
Diversity Index # 925 4th
Median Household Income # 320 67th
Per Capita Income # 121 88th

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