What Cheer, IA 50268 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50268: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
What Cheer, IA 50268

Not Acceptable, USPS
Coal Creek, IA 50268
Indianapolis, IA 50268

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • Single Family Addresses: 309
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Keokuk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.378, Longitude -92.354
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50268 has segments in 2 Counties (Keokuk, Mahaska).

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What Cheer, IA 50268 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 989
Daytime Population: Workers 72
Daytime Population: Residents 586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 658
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 989
Population in Familes 769
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $39,391
Average Household Income $48,025
Per Capita Income $20,832


Total Housing Units 503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $53,093
Average Home Value $92,151


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 261
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 -0.11% -0.45%
Households -0.22% -0.57%
Families -0.36% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

What Cheer, IA 50268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50268 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 # 482 50th
Population Density # 514 47th
Diversity Index # 830 14th
Median Household Income # 931 3rd
Per Capita Income # 930 4th

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