Baxter, IA 50028 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50028: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baxter, IA 50028

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.82, Longitude -93.148
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • PO Box Addresses: 391
  • Residential Addresses: 278
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 278

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

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Baxter, IA 50028 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,686
Daytime Population: Workers 309
Daytime Population: Residents 939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,248
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,665
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,501
Average Household Income $68,021
Per Capita Income $26,436


Total Housing Units 688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $138,821
Average Home Value $184,557


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 466
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 0.19% 0.18%
Households 0.11% 0.12%
Families -0.06% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Baxter, IA 50028 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50028 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 # 329 66th
Population Density # 321 67th
Diversity Index # 490 49th
Median Household Income # 286 70th
Per Capita Income # 630 35th

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