Panora, IA 50216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Panora, IA 50216

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Panorama, IA 50216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Guthrie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.692, Longitude -94.363
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 123
  • PO Box Addresses: 231
  • Residential Addresses: 1,067
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 35
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,032

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

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Panora, IA 50216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,719
Daytime Population: Workers 1,267
Daytime Population: Residents 1,307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,574
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,663
Population in Familes 2,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,075
Average Household Income $75,830
Per Capita Income $32,014


Total Housing Units 1,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 892 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 664 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $162,381
Average Home Value $250,336


Total Households 1,137
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 770
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 -0.4% -0.33%
Households -0.39% -0.35%
Families -0.54% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Panora, IA 50216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50216 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 # 228 76th
Population Density # 286 70th
Diversity Index # 450 53rd
Median Household Income # 300 69th
Per Capita Income # 192 80th

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