Fort Dodge, IA 50501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Webster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.507, Longitude -94.177
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,321
  • PO Box Addresses: 235
  • Residential Addresses: 12,260
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,064
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,196

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 50501 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 50501 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,631
Population in Households 26,032
Population in Familes 19,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,599
Population Density2 196
Diversity Index3 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,952
Average Household Income $59,930
Per Capita Income $25,724

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,938 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,760 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,185 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $94,848
Average Home Value $124,376
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,698
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 6,766
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.11% -0.17%
Households -0.09% -0.16%
Families -0.27% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Fort Dodge, IA 50501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50501 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 # 26 97th
Population Density # 153 84th
Diversity Index # 93 91st
Median Household Income # 891 7th
Per Capita Income # 793 18th

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