Rowan, IA 50470 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50470: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rowan, IA 50470

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wright County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.74, Longitude -93.545
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 26
  • Residential Addresses: 88
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 88

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

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Rowan, IA 50470 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 262
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 144
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 192
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,972
Average Household Income $63,590
Per Capita Income $28,155


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $70,238
Average Home Value $122,253


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 74
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 -0.57% -0.62%
Households -0.47% -0.7%
Families -0.72% -0.82%
Median Household Income   6.25%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Rowan, IA 50470 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50470 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 # 835 13th
Population Density # 746 23rd
Diversity Index # 113 88th
Median Household Income # 819 15th
Per Capita Income # 469 51st

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