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ZIP Code 50161

Primary City:Maxwell, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:12pm)
Coordinates:41.9, -93.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50161

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50161. 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 50161. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50161, 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:
Maxwell, IA
Unacceptable:
Farrar, Iowa Center

Stats and Demographics for the 50161 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50161 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 50161 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 extremely 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 50161 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,047
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 862
Median Home Value $137,800
Land Area 81.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 797
Median Household Income $61,719

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male667385755553686379868572763923211313
Female496980634760507785887874513633201824
Total1151421651381021131181401641741631461277556413137

Gender

 Male 1,045 51%
 Female 1,002 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,013 98.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1386122165139694725
Renter16272923121086
Total29113151188151795531

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 495 62%
 Single Guardian 87 11%
 Singles 160 20%
 Singles With Roommate 55 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 531 67%
 Households with Kids 266 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141213161815131611221217201417202241215
Female118915121116921211512201210151813711
Total2520223130262925324327294026273540171926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50161 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50161 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50161 real estate data, the median home value of $137,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50161. Rentals in 50161 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50161 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,047 100%
 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 445 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 221 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 15%
 Households Vacant 65 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 9%
 1 Bedroom 18 13%
 2 Bedroom 56 41%
 3+ Bedroom 49 36%
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 $61,719 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50161 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. Most commuters in 50161 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 856 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 468 27%
 No Earnings 395 23%
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 856 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 468 27%
 No Earnings 395 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,089 91.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1.9%
 Worked at Home 74 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50161 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 27 3.5%
 High School Graduate 528 68.9%
 Associate's degree 75 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 120 15.7%
 Master's degree 14 1.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 269 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50161

ZIP Code 50161 is in the Collins-Maxwell Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50161.

Collins-Maxwell Middle/High School
400 Metcalf St
Maxwell, IA 50161
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Collins-Maxwell Community School District

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