Saint Charles, IA 50240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Charles, IA 50240

Not Acceptable, USPS
Conger, IA 50240
Hanley, IA 50240
Wick, IA 50240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • Single Family Addresses: 812
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.301, Longitude -93.744
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50240 has segments in 2 Counties (Madison, Warren).

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Saint Charles, IA 50240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,384
Population in Households 2,384
Population in Familes 2,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 916
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 707
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 760 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $173,095
Average Home Value $221,184


Median Household Income $74,787
Average Household Income $85,827
Per Capita Income $32,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.78%
Households 1.01% 0.77%
Families 0.86% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.

Saint Charles, IA 50240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50240 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 # 248 74th
Population Density1 # 352 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 407 57th
Median Household Income # 55 94th
Per Capita Income # 130 87th

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