Ledyard, IA 50556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ledyard, IA 50556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kossuth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.441, Longitude -94.148
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 84
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 84

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

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Ledyard, IA 50556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 320
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 260
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $55,730
Average Household Income $74,114
Per Capita Income $34,046


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $83,824
Average Home Value $181,250


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 99
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 0.39% -0.06%
Households 0.42% 0.0%
Families 0.25% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Ledyard, IA 50556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50556 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 # 804 17th
Population Density # 919 5th
Diversity Index # 162 83rd
Median Household Income # 492 49th
Per Capita Income # 177 82nd

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