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ZIP Code 50049

Primary City:Chariton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lucas County
Timezone: Central (1:59am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -93.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50049. 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 50049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50049, 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:
Chariton, IA
Unacceptable:
Oakley

Stats and Demographics for the 50049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50049 is located in south Iowa and covers a slightly higher 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 50049 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50049 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,493
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,095
Median Home Value $85,400
Land Area 201.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,718
Median Household Income $42,247

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1982182422521501441491761892412322501791621311038778
Female182209228203150138166157186231258241185169152152122183
Total380427470455300282315333375472490491364331283255209261

Gender

 Male 3,181 49%
 Female 3,312 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,412 98.8%
 Black Or African American 10 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.0%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 38 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35196277444419331251104
Renter559910497103675878
Total90295381541522398309182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,432 53%
 Single Guardian 324 12%
 Singles 854 31%
 Singles With Roommate 108 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,951 72%
 Households with Kids 767 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3740434232353955575257494539486256424427
Female3141443630464735513849395052524540372936
Total68818778628186901089010688959110010796797363

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50049 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50049 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50049 real estate data, the median home value of $85,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50049. Rentals in 50049 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,415 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 76 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,142 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 915 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 661 21%
 Households Vacant 377 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 12%
 1 Bedroom 183 26%
 2 Bedroom 207 29%
 3+ Bedroom 233 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 $42,247 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50049 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50049 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,899 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,315 25%
 No Earnings 2,115 40%
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 1,899 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,315 25%
 No Earnings 2,115 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,556 90.9%
 Public transportation 31 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 2.3%
 Worked at Home 156 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 217 10%
 High School Graduate 1,569 72%
 Associate's degree 166 8%
 Bachelor's degree 156 7%
 Master's degree 57 3%
 Professional school degree 22 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,236 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50049

ZIP Code 50049 is in the Chariton Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50049.

Chariton Middle School
1300 North 16th
Chariton, IA 50049
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chariton Community School District
Columbus Elementary School
1215 Linden Ave
Chariton, IA 50049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chariton Community School District
Van Allen Elementary School
1129 Ashland
Chariton, IA 50049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chariton Community School District
Chariton High School
501 North Grand
Chariton, IA 50049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chariton Community School District

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