Swea City, IA 50590 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50590: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swea City, IA 50590

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 273
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kossuth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.382, Longitude -94.309
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Swea City, IA 50590 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 881
Daytime Population: Workers 386
Daytime Population: Residents 385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 771
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 881
Population in Familes 693
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $45,279
Average Household Income $61,991
Per Capita Income $28,568


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $61,944
Average Home Value $126,900


Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% -0.32%
Households 0.03% -0.3%
Families -0.05% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Swea City, IA 50590 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50590 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 520 46th
Population Density # 818 15th
Diversity Index # 558 42nd
Median Household Income # 839 13th
Per Capita Income # 424 56th

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