State Center, IA 50247 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50247: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
State Center, IA 50247

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 539
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.015, Longitude -93.162
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50247 has segments in 2 Counties (Marshall, Story).

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State Center, IA 50247 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,497
Daytime Population: Workers 481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,222
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,703
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,444
Population in Familes 2,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $62,607
Average Household Income $74,462
Per Capita Income $28,477


Total Housing Units 1,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 742 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $141,192
Average Home Value $190,802


Total Households 945
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 685
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 0.33% 0.21%
Households 0.3% 0.17%
Families 0.16% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

State Center, IA 50247 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50247 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 # 243 75th
Population Density # 390 60th
Diversity Index # 210 78th
Median Household Income # 177 82nd
Per Capita Income # 435 55th

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