Westgate, IA 50681 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50681: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westgate, IA 50681

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.819, Longitude -92.024
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 179
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 179

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

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Westgate, IA 50681 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 521
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 300
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 521
Population in Familes 453
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $57,284
Average Household Income $72,761
Per Capita Income $28,909


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $155,556
Average Home Value $184,339


Total Households 207
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 156
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 0.57% -0.12%
Households 0.69% 0.0%
Families 0.54% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Westgate, IA 50681 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50681 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 # 686 29th
Population Density # 573 41st
Diversity Index # 844 12th
Median Household Income # 334 65th
Per Capita Income # 398 59th

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