Blockton, IA 50836 ZIP Code Profile

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Blockton, IA | Platteville, IA

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ZIP Code 50836: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blockton, IA 50836

Acceptable Alternative
Maloy, IA 50836

Not Acceptable, USPS
Athlestan, IA 50836
Platteville, IA 50836

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.648, Longitude -94.531
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50836 has segments in 2 Counties (Ringgold, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 16
  • Residential Addresses: 158
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 158

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

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Blockton, IA 50836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 427
Daytime Population: Workers 92
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 422
Population in Familes 352
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,885
Average Household Income $68,427
Per Capita Income $29,602


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $74,419
Average Home Value $121,382


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 127
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 0.29% 0.19%
Households 0.3% 0.11%
Families 0.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.57%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Blockton, IA 50836 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50836 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 # 732 24th
Population Density # 947 2nd
Diversity Index # 517 46th
Median Household Income # 762 21st
Per Capita Income # 332 66th

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