Dakota City, IA 50529 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50529: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dakota City, IA 50529

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Humboldt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.719, Longitude -94.197
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 163
  • Residential Addresses: 211
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
    • Single Family Addresses: 207

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

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Dakota City, IA 50529 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 873
Daytime Population: Workers 452
Daytime Population: Residents 313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 873
Population in Familes 700
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 926
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,200
Average Household Income $62,053
Per Capita Income $25,873


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $97,391


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 241
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 0.42% 0.11%
Households 0.46% 0.11%
Families 0.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Dakota City, IA 50529 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50529 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 # 523 46th
Population Density # 65 93rd
Diversity Index # 214 78th
Median Household Income # 451 53rd
Per Capita Income # 685 29th

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