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ZIP Code 50054

Primary City:Colfax, IA (View All Cities)
County: Jasper County
Timezone: Central (2:00am)
Coordinates:41.7, -93.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50054

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50054. 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 50054. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50054, 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:
Colfax, IA
Unacceptable:
Goddard, Green Castle, Valeria

Stats and Demographics for the 50054 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50054 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 50054 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50054 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,356
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,428
Median Home Value $94,800
Land Area 58.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,322
Median Household Income $46,802

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male99111128124839695121102138150127998051422518
Female961181121186899105781171571301111007265524029
Total195229240242151195200199219295280238199152116946547

Gender

 Male 1,689 50%
 Female 1,667 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,289 98.0%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner141221742622281499831
Renter1660414728241711
Total3018221530925617311542

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 760 57%
 Single Guardian 187 14%
 Singles 314 24%
 Singles With Roommate 61 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 882 67%
 Households with Kids 440 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2816222316222223282124302726302727261421
Female1818222021222520302219212228372326151712
Total4634444337444743584343514954675053413133

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50054 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50054 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50054 real estate data, the median home value of $94,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50054 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50054 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50054 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,322 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 720 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 358 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 244 17%
 Households Vacant 106 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 29 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 28 13%
 2 Bedroom 76 35%
 3+ Bedroom 111 52%
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 $46,802 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50054 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. However, that is not the case in 50054. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,145 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 641 25%
 No Earnings 733 29%
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 1,145 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 641 25%
 No Earnings 733 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,382 91.6%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 3.5%
 Worked at Home 70 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 68 6.6%
 High School Graduate 698 67.8%
 Associate's degree 153 14.9%
 Bachelor's degree 82 8.0%
 Master's degree 25 2.4%
 Professional school degree 4 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 643 71.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 164 18.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50054

ZIP Code 50054 is in the Colfax-Mingo Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50054.

Colfax-Mingo Elementary School
20 West Broadway
Colfax, IA 50054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colfax-Mingo Community School District
Colfax-Mingo High School
204 North League Rd
Colfax, IA 50054
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colfax-Mingo Community School District

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