Urbandale, IA 50322 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50322: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Urbandale, IA 50322

Acceptable Alternative
Des Moines, IA 50322

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.629, Longitude -93.732
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,338
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,509
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,891
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,618

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

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Urbandale, IA 50322 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,852
Population in Households 33,641
Population in Familes 26,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density1 2,952
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $77,329
Average Household Income $100,226
Per Capita Income $41,886


Total Housing Units 14,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,968 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,148 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $183,950
Average Home Value $198,989


Total Households 14,116
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,903
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 0.88% 0.95%
Households 0.77% 0.87%
Families 0.54% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Urbandale, IA 50322 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50322 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 # 15 99th
Population Density # 15 99th
Diversity Index # 98 90th
Median Household Income # 66 93rd
Per Capita Income # 33 97th

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