Lytton, IA 50561 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 50561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lytton, IA 50561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 105
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.426, Longitude -94.862
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50561 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Sac).

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Lytton, IA 50561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 464
Population in Households 442
Population in Familes 355
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $83,974
Average Home Value $157,680


Median Household Income $53,843
Average Household Income $68,079
Per Capita Income $31,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.53% -1.06%
Households -1.44% -1.07%
Families -1.56% -1.05%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Lytton, IA 50561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50561 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 # 712 26th
Population Density1 # 827 14th
Diversity Index2 # 386 59th
Median Household Income # 445 54th
Per Capita Income # 204 79th

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