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ZIP Code 50055

Primary City:Collins, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:10pm)
Coordinates:41.89, -93.28
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50055. 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 50055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50055, 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:
Collins, IA
Unacceptable:
Clyde

Stats and Demographics for the 50055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50055 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 50055 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50055 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 913
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 408
Median Home Value $147,700
Land Area 48.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 370
Median Household Income $63,920

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male342445251335282432273742251716131112
Female25323732193025282232362926182092211
Total595682573265535254597371513536223323

Gender

 Male 460 50%
 Female 453 50%
Gender

Race

 White 897 98.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner236426565413615
Renter51817911224
Total754597476433819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 220 59%
 Single Guardian 45 12%
 Singles 98 26%
 Singles With Roommate 7 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 252 68%
 Households with Kids 118 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male94710316951286910358273
Female967246976698311879353
Total181014127715161118171412211112175126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50055 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50055 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50055 real estate data, the median home value of $147,700 is slightly less 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 50055. Rentals in 50055 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 913 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 170 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 17%
 Households Vacant 38 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 13 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 10%
 2 Bedroom 21 35%
 3+ Bedroom 33 55%
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 $63,920 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50055 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. In 50055 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 331 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 31%
 No Earnings 136 20%
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 331 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 31%
 No Earnings 136 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 426 94.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.4%
 Worked at Home 25 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50055 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 10 3%
 High School Graduate 230 66%
 Associate's degree 44 13%
 Bachelor's degree 53 15%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 136 71.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 22.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50055

ZIP Code 50055 is in the Collins-Maxwell Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50055.

Collins-Maxwell Elementary School
416 Fourth Ave
Collins, IA 50055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Collins-Maxwell Community School District

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