Montezuma, IA 50171 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50171: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Montezuma, IA 50171

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ewart, IA 50171

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • Single Family Addresses: 803
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Poweshiek County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.585, Longitude -92.525
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50171 has segments in 2 Counties (Mahaska, Poweshiek).

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Montezuma, IA 50171 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,926
Population in Households 2,874
Population in Familes 2,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,227
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 838
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 922 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 496 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $133,962
Average Home Value $175,325


Median Household Income $56,693
Average Household Income $70,532
Per Capita Income $29,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.15%
Households 0.33% 0.16%
Families 0.15% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Montezuma, IA 50171 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50171 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 # 207 79th
Population Density1 # 382 60th
Diversity Index2 # 736 24th
Median Household Income # 312 68th
Per Capita Income # 296 69th

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