Chapin, IA 50427 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50427: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chapin, IA 50427

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.839, Longitude -93.222
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 23
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 23

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

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Chapin, IA 50427 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 31
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 72
Population in Familes 60
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 361
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $57,773
Average Household Income $85,802
Per Capita Income $33,368


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $232,292


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 20
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 -0.19% -0.56%
Households 0.0% -0.72%
Families 0.0% -1.02%
Median Household Income   5.62%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Chapin, IA 50427 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50427 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 # 934 3rd
Population Density # 124 87th
Diversity Index # 629 36th
Median Household Income # 315 67th
Per Capita Income # 124 87th

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