Buffalo Center, IA 50424 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50424: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo Center, IA 50424

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Buffalo Ctr, IA 50424

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • Single Family Addresses: 505
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Winnebago County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.388, Longitude -93.95
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50424 has segments in 2 Counties (Kossuth, Winnebago).

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Buffalo Center, IA 50424 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,440
Daytime Population: Workers 783
Daytime Population: Residents 754
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 1,410
Population in Familes 1,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $48,505
Average Household Income $59,947
Per Capita Income $27,030


Total Housing Units 719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $78,774
Average Home Value $101,243


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 400
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 0.35% 0.26%
Households 0.48% 0.37%
Families 0.31% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Buffalo Center, IA 50424 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50424 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 # 374 61st
Population Density # 701 27th
Diversity Index # 140 85th
Median Household Income # 741 23rd
Per Capita Income # 584 39th

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