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ZIP Code 50078

Primary City:Ferguson, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (6:15am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -92.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50078. 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 50078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50078, 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:
Ferguson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50078 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 50078 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 small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50078 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 126
Population Density 494 people per sq mi
Housing Units 59
Median Home Value $37,500
Land Area 0.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 55
Median Household Income $44,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male251423144447942002
Female4712322136512941240
Total6122655357109191883242

Gender

 Male 58 46%
 Female 68 54%
Gender

Race

 White 124 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0251017832
Renter20113010
Total2261120842

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 23 42%
 Single Guardian 15 27%
 Singles 11 20%
 Singles With Roommate 6 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 43 78%
 Households with Kids 12 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10011201100010110110
Female20021031210000011000
Total30032232310010121110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50078 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50078 real estate data, the median home value of $37,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 50078 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 126 100%
 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 21 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 14%
 Households Vacant 4 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 60%
 3+ Bedroom 2 40%
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 $44,792 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 50078 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 23 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 15%
 No Earnings 67 63%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 23 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 15%
 No Earnings 67 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 37 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 1 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 20 47%
 High School Graduate 17 40%
 Associate's degree 6 14%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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