Bridgewater, IA 50837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bridgewater, IA 50837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Adair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.18, Longitude -94.642
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50837 has segments in 3 Counties (Adair, Adams, Cass).

  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 43
  • Residential Addresses: 115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 115

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 50837 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 50837 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Bridgewater, IA 50837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 372
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $57,234
Average Household Income $67,940
Per Capita Income $32,144


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $95,652
Average Home Value $135,179


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.03% -0.49%
Households 0.0% -0.34%
Families -0.09% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Bridgewater, IA 50837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50837 to the other 969 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 773 21st
Population Density # 941 3rd
Diversity Index # 811 16th
Median Household Income # 551 43rd
Per Capita Income # 371 62nd

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