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ZIP Code 50208

Primary City:Newton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Jasper County
Timezone: Central (3:51pm)
Coordinates:41.7, -93.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50208. 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 50208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50208, 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:
Newton, IA
Unacceptable:
Amboy, Lambs Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 50208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50208 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 50208 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50208 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,417
Population Density 124 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,051
Median Home Value $106,500
Land Area 164.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,245
Median Household Income $47,060

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male610634623621625756751739730859830679587422329257245194
Female543604608545493559507547636712750665634469432378374470
Total1,1531,2381,2311,1661,1181,3151,2581,2861,3661,5711,5801,3441,221891761635619664

Gender

 Male 10,491 51%
 Female 9,926 49%
Gender

Race

 White 19,503 95.5%
 Black Or African American 422 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.3%
 Asian 113 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner815978641,2721,215825679241
Renter283499406403261189213217
Total3641,0961,2701,6751,4761,014892458

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,041 49%
 Single Guardian 1,212 15%
 Singles 2,623 32%
 Singles With Roommate 369 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,922 72%
 Households with Kids 2,323 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male114124129129120132127128127118122127139117118126129128120123
Female1031031111131331291011251161341051251091351201121181187796
Total217227240242253261228253243252227252248252238238247246197219

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50208 has a slightly less than average 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 50208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 50208 real estate data, the median home value of $106,500 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 50208. Rentals in 50208 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 50208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,872 92.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,197 5.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 255 1.2%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 92 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,686 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,088 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,471 27%
 Households Vacant 806 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 327 40.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 180 22.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 6.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 3.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 221 27.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 1%
 1 Bedroom 633 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,201 42%
 3+ Bedroom 992 35%
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 $47,060 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50208 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50208 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 6,294 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,250 25%
 No Earnings 6,413 38%
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 6,294 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,250 25%
 No Earnings 6,413 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,882 90.3%
 Public transportation 84 1.0%
 Taxicab 31 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 391 4.5%
 Worked at Home 341 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 705 9.3%
 High School Graduate 4,912 64.8%
 Associate's degree 601 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,006 13.3%
 Master's degree 238 3.1%
 Professional school degree 87 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 35 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,168 89.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 117 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 253 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50208

ZIP Code 50208 is in the Newton Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50208.

Berg Elementary School
1900 North 5th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Community School District
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
801 South 8th Ave West
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newton Community School District
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
103 Thomas Jefferson Rd
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Community School District
Aurora Heights Elementary School
310 East 23rd St So
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newton Community School District
Emerson Hough Elementary School
700 North 4th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton Community School District
Berg Middle School
1900 North 5th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Newton Community School District
Newton Senior High School
800 East 4th St So
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Community School District
Basics and Beyond Alternative School
700 North 4th Ave East Ste20
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton Community School District
Newton Christian School
1710 N 11th Ave E
Newton, IA 50208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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