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: 271
  • PO Box Addresses: 52
  • Residential Addresses: 2,488
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 64
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,424

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

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Osage, IA 50461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,925
Daytime Population: Workers 3,240
Daytime Population: Residents 2,749
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,989
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 5,789
Population in Familes 4,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,307
Average Household Income $65,412
Per Capita Income $27,877


Total Housing Units 2,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,916 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 587 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $140,172
Average Home Value $158,090


Total Households 2,503
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,622
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 0.38% 0.45%
Households 0.47% 0.5%
Families 0.33% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Osage, IA 50461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50461 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 # 127 87th
Population Density # 380 61st
Diversity Index # 634 34th
Median Household Income # 492 49th
Per Capita Income # 496 49th

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