50276 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 50276: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Woodward, IA 50276

Not Acceptable, USPS
Moran, IA 50276
The Meadows, IA 50276

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.852, Longitude -93.924
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50276 has segments in 2 Counties (Boone, Dallas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 164
  • Residential Addresses: 730
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 730

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: October 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Woodward, IA 50276 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 2,624 (100%)
Population in Households 2,444 (93.1%)
Population in Families 1,953 (74.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 180 ( 6.9%)
Population Density 33
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $78,164
Average Household Income $98,342
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $35,652
Wealth Index5 112


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $198,906
Average Home Value $258,273
Housing Affordability Index3 232


Total Households 950
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 613
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.45% 1.44%
Households 0.71% 1.77%
Families 0.33% 1.52%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
Owner Occupied HU   2.17%

Woodward, IA 50276 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50276 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 233 76th
Population Density # 351 63rd
Median Household Income # 106 89th
Housing Affordability Index # 439 46th
Per Capita Income # 242 75th
Diversity Index # 184 81st

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