Story City, IA 50248 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50248: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Story City, IA 50248

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 171
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,629
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 342
  • County: Story County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.18, Longitude -93.592
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50248 has segments in 3 Counties (Boone, Hamilton, Story).

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Story City, IA 50248 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,562
Population in Households 4,371
Population in Familes 3,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,919
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,357 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $159,688
Average Home Value $204,772


Median Household Income $56,564
Average Household Income $77,982
Per Capita Income $33,422
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.33%
Households 0.37% 0.37%
Families 0.2% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Story City, IA 50248 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50248 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 # 150 85th
Population Density1 # 263 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 363 63rd
Median Household Income # 318 67th
Per Capita Income # 116 88th

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