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, 2017)


Total Population 450
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 212
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.47
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $54,291
Average Household Income $73,175
Per Capita Income $28,782


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $179,375
Average Home Value $207,886


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.12% 0.13%
Households -0.15% 0.11%
Families -0.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

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, 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 # 720 25th
Population Density # 821 15th
Diversity Index # 839 13th
Median Household Income # 495 49th
Per Capita Income # 406 58th

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