Jefferson, IA 50129 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50129: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jefferson, IA 50129

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.012, Longitude -94.378
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 273
  • PO Box Addresses: 68
  • Residential Addresses: 2,294
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 115
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,179

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

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Jefferson, IA 50129 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,055
Daytime Population: Workers 3,196
Daytime Population: Residents 2,472
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,668
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 4,917
Population in Familes 3,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $48,590
Average Household Income $69,272
Per Capita Income $30,519


Total Housing Units 2,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,619 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 587 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $94,129
Average Home Value $145,120


Total Households 2,206
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,389
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 -0.43% -0.66%
Households -0.39% -0.65%
Families -0.56% -0.75%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Jefferson, IA 50129 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50129 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 # 144 85th
Population Density # 394 59th
Diversity Index # 306 68th
Median Household Income # 738 23rd
Per Capita Income # 274 72nd

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