Lone Rock, IA 50559 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50559: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lone Rock, IA 50559

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lotts Creek, IA 50559

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kossuth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.223, Longitude -94.321
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 63
  • Residential Addresses: 91
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 91

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

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Lone Rock, IA 50559 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 311
Daytime Population: Workers 99
Daytime Population: Residents 151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 250
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,917
Average Household Income $62,701
Per Capita Income $28,918


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $60,000
Average Home Value $110,560


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 92
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 -0.61% -0.65%
Households -0.66% -0.71%
Families -0.87% -0.66%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Lone Rock, IA 50559 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50559 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 # 802 17th
Population Density # 883 8th
Diversity Index # 486 50th
Median Household Income # 876 9th
Per Capita Income # 396 59th

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