Clearfield, IA 50840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clearfield, IA 50840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.801, Longitude -94.479
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50840 has segments in 2 Counties (Ringgold, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 85
  • Residential Addresses: 134
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 134

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

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Clearfield, IA 50840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 471
Daytime Population: Workers 475
Daytime Population: Residents 242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 717
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.52
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 371
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,338
Average Household Income $65,229
Per Capita Income $27,868


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $77,564
Average Home Value $123,408


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 133
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 -1.41% -0.65%
Households -1.12% -0.61%
Families -1.18% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Clearfield, IA 50840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50840 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 # 709 27th
Population Density # 794 17th
Diversity Index # 115 88th
Median Household Income # 836 13th
Per Capita Income # 498 48th

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