Bancroft, IA 50517 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50517: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bancroft, IA 50517

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kossuth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.293, Longitude -94.216
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • PO Box Addresses: 114
  • Residential Addresses: 317
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 317

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

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Bancroft, IA 50517 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,012
Population in Households 984
Population in Familes 790
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $52,780
Average Household Income $69,714
Per Capita Income $29,772


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $90,972
Average Home Value $121,749


Total Households 428
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 276
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.56% -0.6%
Households -0.5% -0.57%
Families -0.68% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Bancroft, IA 50517 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50517 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 # 477 50th
Population Density # 680 30th
Diversity Index # 814 16th
Median Household Income # 620 36th
Per Capita Income # 452 53rd

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