What Cheer, IA 50268 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50268: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
What Cheer, IA 50268

Not Acceptable, USPS
Coal Creek, IA 50268
Indianapolis, IA 50268

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Keokuk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.378, Longitude -92.354
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50268 has segments in 2 Counties (Keokuk, Mahaska).

  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 106
  • Residential Addresses: 305
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 305

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

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What Cheer, IA 50268 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 947
Population in Households 947
Population in Familes 728
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 5


Median Household Income $41,109
Average Household Income $50,206
Per Capita Income $21,789


Total Housing Units 487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $59,722
Average Home Value $92,025


Total Households 411
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 249
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 -0.61% -0.64%
Households -0.71% -0.69%
Families -0.89% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

What Cheer, IA 50268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50268 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 # 490 49th
Population Density # 521 46th
Diversity Index # 848 12th
Median Household Income # 930 3rd
Per Capita Income # 929 3rd

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