Dexter, IA 50070 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50070: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dexter, IA 50070

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.518, Longitude -94.227
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50070 has segments in 4 Counties (Adair, Dallas, Guthrie, Madison).

  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 145
  • Residential Addresses: 490
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 490

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

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Dexter, IA 50070 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,673
Daytime Population: Workers 330
Daytime Population: Residents 765
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,650
Population in Familes 1,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,442
Average Household Income $71,693
Per Capita Income $29,366


Total Housing Units 816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $143,555
Average Home Value $175,936


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 489
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 0.93% 1.32%
Households 0.95% 1.29%
Families 0.79% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Dexter, IA 50070 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50070 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 # 332 66th
Population Density # 443 54th
Diversity Index # 493 49th
Median Household Income # 289 70th
Per Capita Income # 354 63rd

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