Leighton, IA 50143 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Leighton, IA 50143

Not Acceptable, USPS
Olivet, IA 50143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mahaska County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.376, Longitude -92.816
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 38
  • Residential Addresses: 207
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 207

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

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Leighton, IA 50143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 547
Daytime Population: Workers 69
Daytime Population: Residents 222
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $58,087
Average Household Income $67,626
Per Capita Income $26,889


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $143,605
Average Home Value $160,335


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 169
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 -1.34% -0.78%
Households -1.33% -0.76%
Families -1.39% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Leighton, IA 50143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50143 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 # 669 31st
Population Density # 649 33rd
Diversity Index # 790 18th
Median Household Income # 299 69th
Per Capita Income # 595 38th

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