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ZIP Code 50129

Primary City:Jefferson, IA (View All Cities)
County: Greene County
Timezone: Central (11:24am)
Coordinates:42.0, -94.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50129

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50129. 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 50129. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50129, 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:
Jefferson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50129 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50129 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 50129 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 50129 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,228
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,566
Median Home Value $81,200
Land Area 167.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,269
Median Household Income $45,933

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158165168186103137124103136195190215182113101748190
Female134153162140108122115113130212211208178124123135138201
Total292318330326211259239216266407401423360237224209219291

Gender

 Male 2,521 48%
 Female 2,707 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,118 97.9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20136192361378236233125
Renter62107719085544871
Total82243263451463290281196

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,170 52%
 Single Guardian 281 12%
 Singles 737 32%
 Singles With Roommate 81 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,673 74%
 Households with Kids 596 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4324353032324031303135364224355348321817
Female3021332027313024413232313136193239381220
Total7345685059637055716367677360548587703037

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50129 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 50129 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50129 real estate data, the median home value of $81,200 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 50129. Rentals in 50129 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50129 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,086 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 1.2%
 Other Institutional 56 1.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 934 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 747 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 588 23%
 Households Vacant 297 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 57 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 7%
 1 Bedroom 141 25%
 2 Bedroom 226 40%
 3+ Bedroom 157 28%
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 $45,933 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50129 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. More commuters in 50129 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 1,767 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 988 24%
 No Earnings 1,417 34%
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 1,767 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 988 24%
 No Earnings 1,417 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,923 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 33 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 5%
 Worked at Home 196 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 210 12.3%
 High School Graduate 988 57.7%
 Associate's degree 143 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 297 17.4%
 Master's degree 17 1.0%
 Professional school degree 53 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 853 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50129

ZIP Code 50129 is in the Jefferson-Scranton Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50129.

Jefferson-Scranton Elementary
401 East Russell
Jefferson, IA 50129
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson-Scranton Community School District
Jefferson-Scranton High School
101 Ram Dr
Jefferson, IA 50129
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson-Scranton Community School District
Jefferson-Scranton Middle School
203 West Harrison
Jefferson, IA 50129
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Jefferson-Scranton Community School District

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