West Bend, IA 50597 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50597: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Bend, IA 50597

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • Single Family Addresses: 257
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Palo Alto County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.963, Longitude -94.446
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50597 has segments in 2 Counties (Kossuth, Palo Alto).

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West Bend, IA 50597 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,237
Population in Households 1,201
Population in Familes 970
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 522
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $106,443
Average Home Value $130,879


Median Household Income $47,735
Average Household Income $64,648
Per Capita Income $27,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.42%
Households -0.48% -0.39%
Families -0.56% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.

West Bend, IA 50597 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50597 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 # 415 57th
Population Density1 # 661 31st
Diversity Index2 # 755 22nd
Median Household Income # 698 28th
Per Capita Income # 482 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.