Oelwein, IA 50662 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50662: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oelwein, IA 50662

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.678, Longitude -91.912
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50662 has segments in 2 Counties (Buchanan, Fayette).

  • Businesses Addresses: 310
  • PO Box Addresses: 84
  • Residential Addresses: 3,042
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 140
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,902

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

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Oelwein, IA 50662 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,937
Daytime Population: Workers 3,374
Daytime Population: Residents 3,609
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,983
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 6,739
Population in Familes 5,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,154
Average Household Income $57,507
Per Capita Income $24,849


Total Housing Units 3,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,074 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 887 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $81,233
Average Home Value $104,858


Total Households 2,961
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,821
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 -0.69% -0.92%
Households -0.67% -0.87%
Families -0.86% -1.0%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Oelwein, IA 50662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50662 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 # 112 88th
Population Density # 202 79th
Diversity Index # 232 76th
Median Household Income # 891 8th
Per Capita Income # 772 20th

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