Mount Ayr, IA 50854 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50854: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ringgold County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.715, Longitude -94.237
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 1,026
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 62
    • Single Family Addresses: 964

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 50854 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 50854 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Mount Ayr, IA 50854 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,376
Population in Households 2,271
Population in Familes 1,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $47,416
Average Household Income $62,407
Per Capita Income $26,838


Total Housing Units 1,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $88,526
Average Home Value $126,323


Total Households 1,004
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 613
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.01% 0.03%
Households 0.07% 0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Mount Ayr, IA 50854 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50854 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 # 251 74th
Population Density # 618 36th
Diversity Index # 431 55th
Median Household Income # 811 16th
Per Capita Income # 720 25th

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