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ZIP Code 50010

Primary City:Ames, IA (View All Cities)
County: Story County
Timezone: Central (11:00pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -93.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50010

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50010. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 50010. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50010, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ames, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50010 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50010 is located in central Iowa and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50010 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50010 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,359
Population Density 490 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,618
Median Home Value $165,300
Land Area 59.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,890
Median Household Income $48,189

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9007536298432,8231,7061,191825708725735846670450365302221177
Female8256886188212,4961,468989715672736862900732519442403311293
Total1,7251,4411,2471,6645,3193,1742,1801,5401,3801,4611,5971,7461,402969807705532470

Gender

 Male 14,869 51%
 Female 14,490 49%
Gender

Race

 White 24,684 84.1%
 Black Or African American 917 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.2%
 Asian 2,835 9.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 290 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 568 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1901,0191,0571,3141,561931657188
Renter2,2071,881640453316173176127
Total2,3972,9001,6971,7671,8771,104833315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,533 43%
 Single Guardian 1,105 9%
 Singles 3,923 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2,329 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,102 78%
 Households with Kids 2,788 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175181172171139172136164142143127118116125112107141166317673
Female166182156152146155124124139142104121135116125110136138312597
Total3413633283232853272602882812852312392512412372172773046291,270

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50010 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50010 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 50010 real estate data, the median home value of $165,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50010. Rentals in 50010 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50010 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,929 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 42 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 69 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 144 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 175 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,655 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,262 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,973 44%
 Households Vacant 728 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 283 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 173 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 181 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 74 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,376 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,289 54%
 3+ Bedroom 1,336 22%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,189 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50010 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 50010 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50010 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,292 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,495 38%
 No Earnings 6,034 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,292 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,495 38%
 No Earnings 6,034 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,116 76.7%
 Public transportation 1,669 10.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,502 9.5%
 Worked at Home 477 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50010 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 194 2%
 High School Graduate 2,608 30%
 Associate's degree 659 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,653 31%
 Master's degree 1,259 14%
 Professional school degree 266 3%
 Doctorate degree 1,052 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,635 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 428 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50010

ZIP Code 50010 is in the Ames Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50010.

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School
4316 Ontario St
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Edwards Elementary School
3622 Woodland St
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Fellows Elementary School
1400 MC Kinley
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Kate Mitchell Elementary School
3521 Jewel Dr
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Meeker Elementary School
300 20th St
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Northwood Pre-School
3012 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District
Ames High School
1921 Ames High Dr
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ames Community School District
St Cecilia Elementary School
2900 Hoover Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ames Christian School
925 S 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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