Paton, IA 50217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paton, IA 50217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.162, Longitude -94.255
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50217 has segments in 3 Counties (Boone, Greene, Webster).

  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • PO Box Addresses: 110
  • Residential Addresses: 115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 115

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

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Paton, IA 50217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 501
Population in Households 501
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $50,820
Average Household Income $75,212
Per Capita Income $33,478


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $91,146
Average Home Value $131,361


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 145
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 -0.59% -0.36%
Households -0.53% -0.36%
Families -0.73% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Paton, IA 50217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50217 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 692 28th
Population Density # 907 6th
Diversity Index # 217 78th
Median Household Income # 693 28th
Per Capita Income # 207 79th

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