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ZIP Code 50131

Primary City:Johnston, IA (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (12:52am)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.70, -93.72
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50131. 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 50131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50131, 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:
Johnston, IA
Unacceptable:
Camp Dodge

Stats and Demographics for the 50131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50131 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 50131 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 small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50131 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,499
Population Density 802 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,729
Median Home Value $241,100
Land Area 21.81 sq mi
Water Area 3.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,475
Median Household Income $93,308

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male66580277864632050251564975374359151536523417812810377
Female588772736553365498570733822719634520397302187156148235
Total1,2531,5741,5141,1996851,0001,0851,3821,5751,4621,2251,035762536365284251312

Gender

 Male 8,564 49%
 Female 8,935 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,930 91.0%
 Black Or African American 378 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 799 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 105 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 271 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner406601,2921,34390248325454
Renter1794212701771407382105
Total2191,0811,5621,5201,042556336159

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,160 64%
 Single Guardian 624 10%
 Singles 1,354 21%
 Singles With Roommate 337 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,760 58%
 Households with Kids 2,715 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1271411431321581711631431671841401361701481551611681065650
Female991321311271481601541411691571511501601181271401151135853
Total226273274259306331317284336341291286330266282301283219114103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50131 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50131 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 50131 real estate data, the median home value of $241,100 is high 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 50131. Rentals in 50131 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,253 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 57 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 189 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,196 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 832 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,447 22%
 Households Vacant 254 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 81 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 79 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 3%
 1 Bedroom 438 28%
 2 Bedroom 762 49%
 3+ Bedroom 304 20%
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 $93,308 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50131 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 50131 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 6,965 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,975 28%
 No Earnings 3,031 22%
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 6,965 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,975 28%
 No Earnings 3,031 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,115 92.7%
 Public transportation 13 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 0.9%
 Worked at Home 620 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50131 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 195 3%
 High School Graduate 1,831 32%
 Associate's degree 360 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,947 34%
 Master's degree 753 13%
 Professional school degree 289 5%
 Doctorate degree 307 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,679 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 520 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50131

ZIP Code 50131 is in the Johnston Community School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50131.

Beaver Creek Elementary School
8701 Lyndhurst
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Lawson Elementary School
5450 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Horizon Elementary
5905 North West 100th St
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Summit Middle School
9500 Windsor Parkway
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Timber Ridge Elementary
7370 NW 54th Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Henry a Wallace Elementary School
6510 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston Community School District
Johnston Middle School
6207 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Johnston Community School District
Johnston Senior High School
6501 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Johnston Community School District

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