Osage, IA 50461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Osage, IA 50461

Acceptable Alternative
Mitchell, IA 50461

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meroa, IA 50461
New Haven, IA 50461
Rock Creek, IA 50461

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mitchell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.287, Longitude -92.81
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 268
  • PO Box Addresses: 50
  • Residential Addresses: 2,493
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 64
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,429

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

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Osage, IA 50461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,938
Population in Households 5,794
Population in Familes 4,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,122
Average Household Income $67,662
Per Capita Income $28,756


Total Housing Units 2,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,958 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $144,028
Average Home Value $162,551


Total Households 2,501
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,617
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 0.37% 0.27%
Households 0.44% 0.32%
Families 0.29% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Osage, IA 50461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50461 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 # 128 87th
Population Density # 375 61st
Diversity Index # 631 34th
Median Household Income # 557 42nd
Per Capita Income # 533 45th

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