Saint Ansgar, IA 50472 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50472: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Ansgar, IA 50472

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meltonville, IA 50472
Otranto, IA 50472

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • Single Family Addresses: 786
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mitchell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.378, Longitude -92.916
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50472 has segments in 2 Counties (Mitchell, Worth).

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Saint Ansgar, IA 50472 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,297
Population in Households 2,248
Population in Familes 1,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 925
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $118,609
Average Home Value $151,376


Median Household Income $53,803
Average Household Income $66,392
Per Capita Income $26,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.31%
Households 0.53% 0.47%
Families 0.4% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.

Saint Ansgar, IA 50472 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50472 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 # 256 73rd
Population Density1 # 515 47th
Diversity Index2 # 744 23rd
Median Household Income # 452 53rd
Per Capita Income # 538 44th

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