Laurens, IA 50554 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50554: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurens, IA 50554

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pocahontas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.85, Longitude -94.849
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50554 has segments in 3 Counties (Buena Vista, Palo Alto, Pocahontas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 70
  • PO Box Addresses: 22
  • Residential Addresses: 765
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
    • Single Family Addresses: 740

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

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Laurens, IA 50554 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,528
Population in Households 1,505
Population in Familes 1,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $43,952
Average Household Income $59,997
Per Capita Income $27,409


Total Housing Units 868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $68,231
Average Home Value $99,901


Total Households 694
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.62% -0.81%
Households -0.53% -0.79%
Families -0.7% -0.88%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Laurens, IA 50554 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50554 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 # 360 63rd
Population Density # 541 44th
Diversity Index # 455 52nd
Median Household Income # 892 7th
Per Capita Income # 659 32nd

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