Peru, IA 50222 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50222: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peru, IA 50222

Acceptable Alternative
East Peru, IA 50222

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 201
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.204, Longitude -93.942
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50222 has segments in 2 Counties (Clarke, Madison).

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Peru, IA 50222 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 584
Population in Households 584
Population in Familes 513
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $179,000
Average Home Value $214,063


Median Household Income $52,997
Average Household Income $74,505
Per Capita Income $29,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.07%
Households 0.0% -0.09%
Families -0.18% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

Peru, IA 50222 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50222 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 # 646 33rd
Population Density1 # 750 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 752 21st
Median Household Income # 487 50th
Per Capita Income # 325 66th

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