Malcom, IA 50157 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50157: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Malcom, IA 50157

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sheridan, IA 50157

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Poweshiek County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.612, Longitude -92.531
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • PO Box Addresses: 59
  • Residential Addresses: 263
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 263

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

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Malcom, IA 50157 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 821
Daytime Population: Workers 216
Daytime Population: Residents 425
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 690
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $63,012
Average Household Income $78,587
Per Capita Income $32,578


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $134,184
Average Home Value $173,993


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 251
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 0.14% -0.1%
Households 0.08% -0.18%
Families -0.05% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Malcom, IA 50157 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50157 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 # 550 43rd
Population Density # 775 19th
Diversity Index # 529 46th
Median Household Income # 166 83rd
Per Capita Income # 160 83rd

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