Thayer, IA 50254 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thayer, IA 50254

Not Acceptable, USPS
Talmage, IA 50254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.985, Longitude -94.072
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 128
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 128

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

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Thayer, IA 50254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 303
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 136
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 303
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $57,030
Average Household Income $70,797
Per Capita Income $29,908


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $160,880


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 93
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 0.14% -0.27%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families -0.15% -0.43%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Thayer, IA 50254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50254 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 # 810 16th
Population Density # 950 1st
Diversity Index # 653 32nd
Median Household Income # 342 65th
Per Capita Income # 316 67th

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