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ZIP Code 50014

Primary City:Ames, IA (View All Cities)
County: Story County
Timezone: Central (12:12pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -93.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50014

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50014. 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 50014. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50014, 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 50014 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50014 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 50014 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50014 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,094
Population Density 503 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,868
Median Home Value $212,500
Land Area 55.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,385
Median Household Income $37,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6024944981,1466,3351,60980054345951756357939629718914596111
Female5404904539594,6971,067622415490525569539385278206151145184
Total1,1429849512,10511,0322,6761,4229589491,0421,1321,118781575395296241295

Gender

 Male 15,379 55%
 Female 12,715 45%
Gender

Race

 White 24,083 85.7%
 Black Or African American 990 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.2%
 Asian 2,053 7.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 363 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 550 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner89531648941956515286138
Renter4,3771,798419292172677383
Total4,4662,3291,0671,2331,128582359221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,620 32%
 Single Guardian 865 8%
 Singles 3,289 29%
 Singles With Roommate 3,611 32%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,392 82%
 Households with Kids 1,993 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1271291259911810081891061029886112100931041011826661,346
Female95114109107107891019110292918391968894851455471,282
Total2222432342062251891821802081941891692031961811981863271,2132,628

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50014 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 50014 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 50014 real estate data, the median home value of $212,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50014. Rentals in 50014 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50014 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,169 93.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 0.1%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,886 6.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,889 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,215 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,281 61%
 Households Vacant 483 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 108 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 305 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,051 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,584 35%
 3+ Bedroom 2,435 33%
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 $37,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50014 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. Residents in ZIP code 50014 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50014 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50014 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 7,961 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,267 53%
 No Earnings 3,797 15%
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 7,961 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,267 53%
 No Earnings 3,797 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,139 79.7%
 Public transportation 1,009 6.1%
 Taxicab 81 0.5%
 Motorcycle 32 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,875 11.4%
 Worked at Home 347 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50014 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 164 3%
 High School Graduate 1,467 24%
 Associate's degree 410 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,148 35%
 Master's degree 884 14%
 Professional school degree 193 3%
 Doctorate degree 863 14%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,424 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 203 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 198 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50014

ZIP Code 50014 is in the Ames Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50014.

Ames Middle School
3915 Mortensen Rd
Ames, IA 50014
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ames Community School District

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