Swaledale, IA 50477 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50477: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swaledale, IA 50477

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cerro Gordo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.952, Longitude -93.314
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 76
  • Residential Addresses: 65
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 65

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

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Swaledale, IA 50477 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 344
Daytime Population: Workers 59
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $58,700
Average Household Income $75,849
Per Capita Income $32,229


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $151,389
Average Home Value $191,322


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 104
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 -0.12% -0.23%
Households 0.0% -0.14%
Families -0.13% -0.19%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Swaledale, IA 50477 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50477 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 # 788 18th
Population Density # 667 31st
Diversity Index # 698 27th
Median Household Income # 274 72nd
Per Capita Income # 179 82nd

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