Greenfield, IA 50849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greenfield, IA 50849

Not Acceptable, USPS
Stanzel, IA 50849

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Adair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.309, Longitude -94.462
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 151
  • PO Box Addresses: 46
  • Residential Addresses: 1,243
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,204

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

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Greenfield, IA 50849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,586
Population in Households 2,542
Population in Familes 1,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $48,970
Average Household Income $64,486
Per Capita Income $28,635


Total Housing Units 1,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 867 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $99,055
Average Home Value $132,065


Total Households 1,141
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 708
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 -0.4% -0.79%
Households -0.33% -0.77%
Families -0.52% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Greenfield, IA 50849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50849 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 # 236 76th
Population Density # 438 55th
Diversity Index # 473 51st
Median Household Income # 763 21st
Per Capita Income # 544 43rd

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