Sheldahl, IA 50243 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 50243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sheldahl, IA 50243

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.865, Longitude -93.691
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50243 has segments in 2 Counties (Boone, Polk).

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Sheldahl, IA 50243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 327
Population in Households 327
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $195,833
Average Home Value $205,896


Median Household Income $74,259
Average Household Income $89,446
Per Capita Income $34,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.14%
Households 0.78% 1.23%
Families 0.66% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Sheldahl, IA 50243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50243 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 # 798 17th
Population Density1 # 116 88th
Diversity Index2 # 640 32nd
Median Household Income # 57 94th
Per Capita Income # 89 91st

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