Russell, IA 50238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Russell, IA 50238

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bethlehem, IA 50238
New York, IA 50238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 411
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lucas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.984, Longitude -93.199
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50238 has segments in 2 Counties (Lucas, Wayne).

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Russell, IA 50238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,150
Population in Households 1,150
Population in Familes 960
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $83,916
Average Home Value $123,698


Median Household Income $46,686
Average Household Income $58,208
Per Capita Income $23,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.4%
Households -0.47% -0.35%
Families -0.53% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Russell, IA 50238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50238 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 # 433 55th
Population Density1 # 824 14th
Diversity Index2 # 332 65th
Median Household Income # 742 23rd
Per Capita Income # 836 13th

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