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: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 83
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 83

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

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Ledyard, IA 50556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 349
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 220
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 349
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $56,504
Average Household Income $71,582
Per Capita Income $31,996


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $83,824
Average Home Value $167,659


Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 106
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 1.03% 0.23%
Households 1.11% 0.26%
Families 0.95% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Ledyard, IA 50556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50556 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 # 784 19th
Population Density # 925 4th
Diversity Index # 194 80th
Median Household Income # 376 61st
Per Capita Income # 193 80th

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