Gravity, IA 50848 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50848: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gravity, IA 50848

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 103
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.755, Longitude -94.743
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gravity, IA 50848 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 372
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 307
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $66,346
Average Home Value $97,695


Median Household Income $47,442
Average Household Income $57,568
Per Capita Income $25,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.85% -1.38%
Households -1.62% -1.23%
Families -1.63% -1.19%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.

Gravity, IA 50848 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50848 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 # 775 20th
Population Density1 # 932 4th
Diversity Index2 # 910 6th
Median Household Income # 709 26th
Per Capita Income # 639 34th

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