Ames, IA 50011 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50011: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ames, IA 50011

Not Acceptable, USPS
Iowa State University, IA 50011

  • County: Story County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.022, Longitude -93.639
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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

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Ames, IA 50011 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 548
Population in Households 46
Population in Familes 0
Population in Group Qrtrs 502
Population Density1 1,152
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $13,500
Average Household Income $18,122
Per Capita Income $8,438


Total Housing Units 18 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 18 (100.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 0
Average Family Size 0
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 4.31% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -100.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.05%

Ames, IA 50011 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50011 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 662 31st
Population Density # 53 95th
Diversity Index # 58 94th
Median Household Income # 955 1st
Per Capita Income # 952 1st

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