Waterloo, IA 50701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterloo, IA 50701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 741
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,389
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,144
  • County: Black Hawk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.478, Longitude -92.368
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterloo, IA 50701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,930
Population in Households 30,523
Population in Familes 22,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density1 422
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 13,387
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 8,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,895 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,492 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 818 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $145,403
Average Home Value $165,981


Median Household Income $50,060
Average Household Income $65,911
Per Capita Income $28,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.43% 0.35%
Families 0.27% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Waterloo, IA 50701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50701 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 # 20 98th
Population Density1 # 120 88th
Diversity Index2 # 89 91st
Median Household Income # 621 36th
Per Capita Income # 381 61st

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