Orchard, IA 50460 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50460: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Orchard, IA 50460

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 116
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mitchell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.237, Longitude -92.684
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50460 has segments in 2 Counties (Floyd, Mitchell).

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Orchard, IA 50460 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 367
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 315
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $115,476
Average Home Value $142,117


Median Household Income $53,555
Average Household Income $67,236
Per Capita Income $24,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.49%
Households 0.61% 0.74%
Families 0.66% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

Orchard, IA 50460 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50460 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 # 778 19th
Population Density1 # 832 13th
Diversity Index2 # 919 5th
Median Household Income # 468 52nd
Per Capita Income # 746 23rd

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