Creston, IA 50801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Creston, IA 50801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.057, Longitude -94.403
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50801 has segments in 3 Counties (Adair, Adams, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 426
  • PO Box Addresses: 166
  • Residential Addresses: 4,024
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 344
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,680

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

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Creston, IA 50801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,400
Population in Households 9,031
Population in Familes 6,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 369
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $43,029
Average Household Income $59,208
Per Capita Income $25,163


Total Housing Units 4,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,682 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,247 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $107,016
Average Home Value $128,971


Total Households 3,929
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,378
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 -0.22% -0.62%
Households -0.42% -0.7%
Families -0.59% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Creston, IA 50801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50801 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 # 83 91st
Population Density # 291 70th
Diversity Index # 226 76th
Median Household Income # 905 6th
Per Capita Income # 835 13th

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