Humboldt, IA 50548 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50548: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Humboldt, IA 50548

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 346
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,311
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 262
  • County: Humboldt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.723, Longitude -94.22
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50548 has segments in 2 Counties (Humboldt, Webster).

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Humboldt, IA 50548 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,849
Population in Households 5,716
Population in Familes 4,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,525
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,560
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,792 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 733 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $106,193
Average Home Value $139,802


Median Household Income $52,519
Average Household Income $68,447
Per Capita Income $29,789
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.06% -0.02%
Families -0.2% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Humboldt, IA 50548 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50548 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 # 128 87th
Population Density1 # 266 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 181 82nd
Median Household Income # 507 47th
Per Capita Income # 292 70th

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