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ZIP Code 50112

Primary City:Grinnell, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:16am)
Coordinates:41.7, -92.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50112

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50112. 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 50112. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50112, 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:
Grinnell, IA
Acceptable:
Oakland Acres
Unacceptable:
Newburg

Stats and Demographics for the 50112 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50112 is located in central 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 50112 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50112 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,536
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,798
Median Home Value $132,600
Land Area 183.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,459
Median Household Income $49,248

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male300363349551677244253276312365392331277229185175142145
Female294294297561714273247307301369408355325270239203218295
Total5946576461,1121,391517500583613734800686602499424378360440

Gender

 Male 5,566 48%
 Female 5,970 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,729 93.0%
 Black Or African American 204 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.3%
 Asian 257 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.2%
 Other Race 79 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 211 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28270455679595475385168
Renter2202782122211708811699
Total248548667900765563501267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,187 49%
 Single Guardian 541 12%
 Singles 1,469 33%
 Singles With Roommate 262 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,208 72%
 Households with Kids 1,251 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4962667060776861976670588075756676128206204
Female7261575454597154564562606169686370125235250
Total121123123124114136139115153111132118141144143129146253441454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50112 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50112 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50112 real estate data, the median home value of $132,600 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 50112. Rentals in 50112 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50112 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,029 86.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 193 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,307 11.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,879 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,176 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,404 29%
 Households Vacant 339 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 37.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.9%
 For Sale Only 73 21.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 26.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 1%
 1 Bedroom 325 24%
 2 Bedroom 515 38%
 3+ Bedroom 508 37%
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 $49,248 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50112 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50112 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50112 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50112 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 3,573 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,319 35%
 No Earnings 2,702 28%
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 3,573 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,319 35%
 No Earnings 2,702 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,395 74.3%
 Public transportation 21 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 784 13.3%
 Worked at Home 715 12.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 256 8%
 High School Graduate 1,771 54%
 Associate's degree 225 7%
 Bachelor's degree 568 17%
 Master's degree 139 4%
 Professional school degree 106 3%
 Doctorate degree 208 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,747 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 210 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50112

ZIP Code 50112 is in the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50112.

Bailey Park Elementary School
210 8th Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
Davis Elementary School
818 Hamilton Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
Fairview Elementary School
1310 Hobart St
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
Grinnell Community Middle School
132 East St So.
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
Grinnell Community Senior High School
1333 Sunset St
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
Central Iowa Christian School
201 380th Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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