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: 481
  • PO Box Addresses: 174
  • Residential Addresses: 3,273
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 411
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,862

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 50511 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 50511 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Algona, IA 50511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 6,955
Population in Households 6,809
Population in Familes 5,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $57,880
Average Household Income $70,844
Per Capita Income $31,522


Total Housing Units 3,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,219 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 873 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $138,024
Average Home Value $172,161


Total Households 3,092
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,940
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.31% -0.46%
Households -0.19% -0.4%
Families -0.38% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Algona, IA 50511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50511 to the other 969 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 111 89th
Population Density # 272 72nd
Diversity Index # 320 67th
Median Household Income # 528 46th
Per Capita Income # 411 58th

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