Stratford, IA 50249 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50249: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stratford, IA 50249

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hamilton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.272, Longitude -93.927
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50249 has segments in 3 Counties (Boone, Hamilton, Webster).

  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 294
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
    • Single Family Addresses: 273

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

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Stratford, IA 50249 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,299
Population in Households 1,248
Population in Familes 1,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $50,638
Average Household Income $65,638
Per Capita Income $27,247


Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $124,405
Average Home Value $160,050


Total Households 531
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 346
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 -0.16% -0.29%
Households -0.14% -0.34%
Families -0.34% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Stratford, IA 50249 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50249 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 # 405 58th
Population Density # 598 38th
Diversity Index # 544 44th
Median Household Income # 700 27th
Per Capita Income # 682 29th

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