Russell, IA 50238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Russell, IA 50238

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bethlehem, IA 50238
New York, IA 50238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lucas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.984, Longitude -93.199
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50238 has segments in 2 Counties (Lucas, Wayne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 54
  • Residential Addresses: 415
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 415

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

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Russell, IA 50238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,131
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 624
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 748
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 1,131
Population in Familes 943
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,169
Average Household Income $60,696
Per Capita Income $24,096


Total Housing Units 603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $89,837
Average Home Value $131,048


Total Households 449
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 316
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 -0.68% -0.45%
Households -0.77% -0.45%
Families -0.92% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Russell, IA 50238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50238 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 # 438 55th
Population Density # 825 14th
Diversity Index # 314 67th
Median Household Income # 635 34th
Per Capita Income # 836 13th

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