Story City, IA 50248 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50248: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Story City, IA 50248

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Story County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.18, Longitude -93.592
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50248 has segments in 3 Counties (Boone, Hamilton, Story).

  • Businesses Addresses: 164
  • PO Box Addresses: 25
  • Residential Addresses: 1,970
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 337
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,633

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

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Story City, IA 50248 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,668
Population in Households 4,453
Population in Familes 3,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $61,829
Average Household Income $85,852
Per Capita Income $36,438


Total Housing Units 2,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,401 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $169,713
Average Home Value $220,450


Total Households 1,944
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,221
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 0.57% 0.53%
Households 0.43% 0.55%
Families 0.18% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Story City, IA 50248 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50248 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 # 148 85th
Population Density # 260 73rd
Diversity Index # 338 65th
Median Household Income # 259 73rd
Per Capita Income # 108 89th

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