Blockton, IA 50836 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Blockton, IA | Platteville, IA

Camera Icon Photos of the local Blockton, IA area

ZIP Code 50836: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blockton, IA 50836

Acceptable Alternative
Maloy, IA 50836

Not Acceptable, USPS
Athlestan, IA 50836
Platteville, IA 50836

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 153
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.648, Longitude -94.531
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50836 has segments in 2 Counties (Ringgold, Taylor).

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


50836 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Blockton, IA 50836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 401
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 332
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $73,125
Average Home Value $120,918


Median Household Income $43,015
Average Household Income $63,094
Per Capita Income $28,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.45%
Households -0.09% -0.45%
Families -0.39% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.63%
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.

Blockton, IA 50836 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50836 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 # 750 22nd
Population Density1 # 952 1st
Diversity Index2 # 344 64th
Median Household Income # 854 11th
Per Capita Income # 431 55th

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

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: