Garner, IA 50438 ZIP Code Profile

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Garner, IA | Hayfield, IA | Miller, IA

ZIP Code 50438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Garner, IA 50438

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hayfield, IA 50438
Miller, IA 50438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.114, Longitude -93.554
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 159
  • PO Box Addresses: 51
  • Residential Addresses: 1,734
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 95
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,639

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

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Garner, IA 50438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,045
Population in Households 4,000
Population in Familes 3,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,827
Average Household Income $70,061
Per Capita Income $29,389


Total Housing Units 1,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,255 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $132,962
Average Home Value $157,928


Total Households 1,690
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,155
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 -0.28% -0.54%
Households -0.11% -0.45%
Families -0.27% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Garner, IA 50438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50438 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 # 161 83rd
Population Density # 372 61st
Diversity Index # 423 56th
Median Household Income # 447 54th
Per Capita Income # 487 49th

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