Sheffield, IA 50475 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50475: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sheffield, IA 50475

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.891, Longitude -93.218
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50475 has segments in 2 Counties (Cerro Gordo, Franklin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • PO Box Addresses: 272
  • Residential Addresses: 437
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
    • Single Family Addresses: 421

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

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Sheffield, IA 50475 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,655
Daytime Population: Workers 697
Daytime Population: Residents 790
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,487
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,615
Population in Familes 1,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,037
Average Household Income $69,386
Per Capita Income $28,182


Total Housing Units 734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 546 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $115,789
Average Home Value $155,266


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 452
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 -0.52% -0.94%
Households -0.41% -0.95%
Families -0.57% -1.04%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Sheffield, IA 50475 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50475 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 # 336 65th
Population Density # 583 40th
Diversity Index # 454 53rd
Median Household Income # 456 53rd
Per Capita Income # 468 52nd

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