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: 492
  • PO Box Addresses: 178
  • Residential Addresses: 3,233
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 413
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,820

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

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Algona, IA 50511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,033
Population in Households 6,887
Population in Familes 5,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $53,748
Average Household Income $73,456
Per Capita Income $32,754


Total Housing Units 3,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,268 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 847 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $126,550
Average Home Value $151,885


Total Households 3,115
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,962
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 -0.31% -0.46%
Households -0.22% -0.4%
Families -0.39% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Algona, IA 50511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50511 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 # 111 89th
Population Density # 268 72nd
Diversity Index # 319 67th
Median Household Income # 577 40th
Per Capita Income # 246 75th

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