Brayton, IA 50042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brayton, IA 50042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Audubon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.553, Longitude -94.983
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50042 has segments in 2 Counties (Audubon, Cass).

  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 14
  • Residential Addresses: 124
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 124

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

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Brayton, IA 50042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 277
Daytime Population: Workers 68
Daytime Population: Residents 128
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,383
Average Household Income $66,360
Per Capita Income $29,227


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $98,387
Average Home Value $149,479


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 83
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 -0.72% -0.88%
Households -0.55% -0.83%
Families -0.65% -0.98%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Brayton, IA 50042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50042 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 # 826 14th
Population Density # 865 10th
Diversity Index # 728 25th
Median Household Income # 626 35th
Per Capita Income # 371 61st

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