Alden, IA 50006 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50006: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alden, IA 50006

Acceptable Alternative
Buckeye, IA 50006

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hardin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.519, Longitude -93.372
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50006 has segments in 2 Counties (Franklin, Hardin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • PO Box Addresses: 175
  • Residential Addresses: 574
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 574

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Alden, IA 50006 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,783
Daytime Population: Workers 476
Daytime Population: Residents 866
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,342
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $55,924
Average Household Income $71,900
Per Capita Income $29,528


Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 566 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $87,441
Average Home Value $115,548


Total Households 732
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.77% 0.28%
Households 0.74% 0.27%
Families 0.6% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Alden, IA 50006 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50006 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 316 67th
Population Density # 677 30th
Diversity Index # 408 58th
Median Household Income # 404 58th
Per Capita Income # 339 65th

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