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ZIP Code 50226

Primary City:Polk City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (6:22pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -93.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50226. 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 50226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50226, 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:
Polk City, IA
Unacceptable:
Crocker

Stats and Demographics for the 50226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50226 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 50226 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50226 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,724
Population Density 126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,724
Median Home Value $238,400
Land Area 37.48 sq mi
Water Area 4.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,671
Median Household Income $111,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male21221821216673114169194180191185157133855825148
Female188220170152911341721821852071621661086847282624
Total400438382318164248341376365398347323241153105534032

Gender

 Male 2,394 51%
 Female 2,330 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,599 97.4%
 Black Or African American 37 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13211343380288143479
Renter26775238221093
Total392883954183101535612

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,176 70%
 Single Guardian 160 10%
 Singles 258 15%
 Singles With Roommate 77 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 941 56%
 Households with Kids 730 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3645465550355248334335463256383843291815
Female4235423546425139423532372937394032271413
Total78808890967710387757867836193777875563228

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50226 has a small 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 50226 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 50226 real estate data, the median home value of $238,400 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 50226. Rentals in 50226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,667 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1%
 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 1,186 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 248 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 237 14%
 Households Vacant 53 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 7%
 2 Bedroom 152 67%
 3+ Bedroom 60 26%
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 $111,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50226 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50226 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,413 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 788 20%
 No Earnings 655 17%
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 2,413 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 788 20%
 No Earnings 655 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,804 95.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 1.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.3%
 Worked at Home 104 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50226 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 24 1.4%
 High School Graduate 834 48.3%
 Associate's degree 112 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 577 33.4%
 Master's degree 106 6.1%
 Professional school degree 63 3.7%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,244 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 179 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50226

ZIP Code 50226 is in the North Polk Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50226.

North Polk West Elementary School
1400 West Broadway
Polk City, IA 50226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Polk Community School District

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