Sioux Rapids, IA 50585 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50585: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sioux Rapids, IA 50585

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cornell, IA 50585

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buena Vista County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.905, Longitude -95.145
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50585 has segments in 2 Counties (Buena Vista, Clay).

  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • PO Box Addresses: 237
  • Residential Addresses: 280
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 257

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

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Sioux Rapids, IA 50585 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,182
Daytime Population: Workers 846
Daytime Population: Residents 586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 1,153
Population in Familes 912
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $39,299
Average Household Income $51,482
Per Capita Income $21,808


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 373 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $73,092
Average Home Value $108,646


Total Households 493
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 306
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 0.13% 0.07%
Households 0.11% 0.04%
Families -0.09% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Sioux Rapids, IA 50585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50585 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 # 427 56th
Population Density # 567 41st
Diversity Index # 117 88th
Median Household Income # 935 3rd
Per Capita Income # 918 5th

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