Rolfe, IA 50581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rolfe, IA 50581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pocahontas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.813, Longitude -94.53
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50581 has segments in 2 Counties (Palo Alto, Pocahontas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 8
  • Residential Addresses: 399
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
    • Single Family Addresses: 395

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

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Rolfe, IA 50581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 979
Daytime Population: Workers 223
Daytime Population: Residents 529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 752
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 961
Population in Familes 776
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $44,988
Average Household Income $58,261
Per Capita Income $23,707


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $53,676
Average Home Value $103,686


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 268
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 -0.62% -0.64%
Households -0.58% -0.56%
Families -0.75% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Rolfe, IA 50581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50581 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 # 487 50th
Population Density # 791 18th
Diversity Index # 264 72nd
Median Household Income # 850 12th
Per Capita Income # 856 11th

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