La Porte City, IA 50651 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50651: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Porte City, IA 50651

Not Acceptable, USPS
Laporte City, IA 50651

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Black Hawk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.334, Longitude -92.194
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50651 has segments in 2 Counties (Benton, Black Hawk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • PO Box Addresses: 22
  • Residential Addresses: 1,508
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 90
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,418

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

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La Porte City, IA 50651 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,891
Population in Households 3,848
Population in Familes 3,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $56,636
Average Household Income $75,773
Per Capita Income $29,745


Total Housing Units 1,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,234 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $141,452
Average Home Value $161,386


Total Households 1,519
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,058
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.21% 0.18%
Households 0.18% 0.16%
Families 0.06% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

La Porte City, IA 50651 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50651 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 # 164 83rd
Population Density # 382 60th
Diversity Index # 689 29th
Median Household Income # 458 52nd
Per Capita Income # 455 53rd

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