Runnells, IA 50237 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Runnells, IA 50237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.546, Longitude -93.4
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50237 has segments in 3 Counties (Jasper, Marion, Polk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 1,074
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,058

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

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Runnells, IA 50237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,263
Population in Households 3,256
Population in Familes 2,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $84,902
Average Household Income $99,314
Per Capita Income $34,822


Total Housing Units 1,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,021 (86.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $239,158
Average Home Value $277,595


Total Households 1,143
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 932
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 1.23% 1.51%
Households 1.13% 1.43%
Families 0.95% 1.34%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Runnells, IA 50237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50237 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 # 191 80th
Population Density # 238 75th
Diversity Index # 297 69th
Median Household Income # 27 97th
Per Capita Income # 148 85th

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