Prairie City, IA 50228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prairie City, IA 50228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.599, Longitude -93.236
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50228 has segments in 3 Counties (Jasper, Marion, Polk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • PO Box Addresses: 254
  • Residential Addresses: 722
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 722

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 50228 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Prairie City, IA 50228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,627
Population in Households 2,592
Population in Familes 2,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $66,476
Average Household Income $74,809
Per Capita Income $28,407


Total Housing Units 1,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $154,579
Average Home Value $178,097


Total Households 991
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 0.58%
Households 0.83% 0.6%
Families 0.66% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Prairie City, IA 50228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50228 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 # 233 76th
Population Density # 314 67th
Diversity Index # 308 68th
Median Household Income # 158 84th
Per Capita Income # 563 42nd

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