Pleasant Hill, IA 50327 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50327: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Acceptable Alternative
Des Moines, IA 50327

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 205
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,887
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 499
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.578, Longitude -93.491
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pleasant Hill, IA 50327 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,441
Population in Households 11,367
Population in Familes 9,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 598
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 4,336
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 3,210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,297 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,039 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $196,454
Average Home Value $213,285


Median Household Income $77,939
Average Household Income $87,656
Per Capita Income $33,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.36%
Households 0.99% 1.32%
Families 0.85% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Pleasant Hill, IA 50327 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50327 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 # 74 92nd
Population Density1 # 91 91st
Diversity Index2 # 110 89th
Median Household Income # 41 96th
Per Capita Income # 120 88th

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