Melbourne, IA 50162 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50162: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melbourne, IA 50162

Not Acceptable, USPS
Van Cleve, IA 50162

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 337
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.929, Longitude -93.068
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50162 has segments in 2 Counties (Jasper, Marshall).

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Melbourne, IA 50162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,193
Population in Households 1,176
Population in Familes 968
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $113,095
Average Home Value $141,529


Median Household Income $50,095
Average Household Income $64,938
Per Capita Income $25,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.02%
Households -0.03% 0.0%
Families -0.15% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Melbourne, IA 50162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50162 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 # 424 56th
Population Density1 # 424 56th
Diversity Index2 # 579 40th
Median Household Income # 619 36th
Per Capita Income # 659 32nd

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