Stanhope, IA 50246 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50246: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stanhope, IA 50246

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hamilton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.286, Longitude -93.792
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 162
  • Residential Addresses: 134
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 134

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

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Stanhope, IA 50246 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 688
Population in Households 688
Population in Familes 558
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $54,115
Average Household Income $69,478
Per Capita Income $30,194


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $93,229
Average Home Value $116,040


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.31% -0.5%
Households -0.28% -0.47%
Families -0.47% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Stanhope, IA 50246 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50246 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 # 601 38th
Population Density # 605 37th
Diversity Index # 499 48th
Median Household Income # 558 42nd
Per Capita Income # 409 58th

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