Colfax, IA 50054 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50054: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colfax, IA 50054

Not Acceptable, USPS
Goddard, IA 50054
Green Castle, IA 50054
Valeria, IA 50054

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.681, Longitude -93.268
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 99
  • PO Box Addresses: 50
  • Residential Addresses: 1,331
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 121
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,210

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

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Colfax, IA 50054 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,436
Daytime Population: Workers 548
Daytime Population: Residents 1,719
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,267
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 3,398
Population in Familes 2,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $55,252
Average Household Income $67,856
Per Capita Income $27,052


Total Housing Units 1,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,101 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $136,823
Average Home Value $154,768


Total Households 1,362
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 960
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 0.06% 0.08%
Households 0.1% 0.13%
Families -0.09% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Colfax, IA 50054 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50054 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 # 180 81st
Population Density # 258 73rd
Diversity Index # 648 34th
Median Household Income # 447 54th
Per Capita Income # 579 40th

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