Jefferson, IA 50129 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50129: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jefferson, IA 50129

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 276
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,139
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 114
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.012, Longitude -94.378
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jefferson, IA 50129 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,077
Population in Households 4,949
Population in Familes 3,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,207
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,615 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 592 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $93,631
Average Home Value $142,833


Median Household Income $49,049
Average Household Income $68,139
Per Capita Income $29,886
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.21%
Households -0.41% -0.25%
Families -0.55% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Jefferson, IA 50129 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50129 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 # 143 85th
Population Density1 # 390 60th
Diversity Index2 # 264 73rd
Median Household Income # 664 31st
Per Capita Income # 286 70th

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