Winterset, IA 50273 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50273: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winterset, IA 50273

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.333, Longitude -94.013
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50273 has segments in 2 Counties (Adair, Madison).

  • Businesses Addresses: 322
  • PO Box Addresses: 98
  • Residential Addresses: 3,429
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 217
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,212

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

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Winterset, IA 50273 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,523
Daytime Population: Workers 3,347
Daytime Population: Residents 4,281
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,628
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 8,331
Population in Familes 7,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,830
Average Household Income $69,843
Per Capita Income $27,294


Total Housing Units 3,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,367 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 923 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 352 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $183,166
Average Home Value $214,692


Total Households 3,290
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,281
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 0.39% 0.46%
Households 0.34% 0.43%
Families 0.23% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Winterset, IA 50273 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50273 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 # 90 91st
Population Density # 303 69th
Diversity Index # 489 49th
Median Household Income # 565 41st
Per Capita Income # 553 43rd

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