Ringsted, IA 50578 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50578: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ringsted, IA 50578

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 245
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Emmet County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.236, Longitude -94.319
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50578 has segments in 3 Counties (Emmet, Kossuth, Palo Alto).

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Ringsted, IA 50578 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 635
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $92,442
Average Home Value $195,814


Median Household Income $43,219
Average Household Income $73,857
Per Capita Income $32,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.06%
Households 0.0% -0.07%
Families -0.09% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Ringsted, IA 50578 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50578 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 # 621 36th
Population Density1 # 863 10th
Diversity Index2 # 440 55th
Median Household Income # 844 12th
Per Capita Income # 159 84th

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