Algona, IA 50511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Algona, IA 50511

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hobarton, IA 50511
Saint Benedict, IA 50511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kossuth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.072, Longitude -94.229
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 488
  • PO Box Addresses: 177
  • Residential Addresses: 3,260
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 412
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,848

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

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Algona, IA 50511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,039
Daytime Population: Workers 5,344
Daytime Population: Residents 3,327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,671
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 6,883
Population in Familes 5,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,368
Average Household Income $69,176
Per Capita Income $30,847


Total Housing Units 3,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,320 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 795 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $151,638


Total Households 3,115
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,966
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 -0.36% -0.49%
Households -0.25% -0.44%
Families -0.42% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Algona, IA 50511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50511 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 # 110 89th
Population Density # 273 72nd
Diversity Index # 398 59th
Median Household Income # 590 39th
Per Capita Income # 254 74th

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