Westgate, IA 50681 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50681: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westgate, IA 50681

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 178
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.819, Longitude -92.024
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westgate, IA 50681 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 538
Population in Households 538
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $142,157
Average Home Value $178,652


Median Household Income $57,023
Average Household Income $72,951
Per Capita Income $28,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.15%
Households 1.18% 0.19%
Families 1.04% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Westgate, IA 50681 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50681 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 # 675 30th
Population Density1 # 537 44th
Diversity Index2 # 842 12th
Median Household Income # 296 69th
Per Capita Income # 365 62nd

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