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ZIP Code 50228

Primary City:Prairie City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Jasper County
Timezone: Central (10:06am)
Coordinates:41.6, -93.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50228. 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 50228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50228, 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:
Prairie City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50228 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 50228 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50228 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,417
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 987
Median Home Value $133,900
Land Area 69.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 919
Median Household Income $53,421

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11411496763778758764859560634328272113
Female9395797657907975831148778494340422833
Total207209175152941681541621471991821381128668694946

Gender

 Male 1,176 49%
 Female 1,241 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,345 97.0%
 Black Or African American 9 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9101135170125797431
Renter116540351512107
Total20166175205140918438

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 577 63%
 Single Guardian 120 13%
 Singles 190 21%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 573 62%
 Households with Kids 346 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22282724272316192919231517221423161674
Female23191718251218221816181813141819181387
Total4547444252353441473541333036324234291511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50228 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50228 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50228 real estate data, the median home value of $133,900 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 50228. Rentals in 50228 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,384 99%
 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 33 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 493 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 231 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 195 20%
 Households Vacant 68 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 5 4%
 2 Bedroom 69 50%
 3+ Bedroom 61 44%
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 $53,421 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50228 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. However, that is not the case in 50228. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 726 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 414 26%
 No Earnings 482 30%
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 726 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 414 26%
 No Earnings 482 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 909 92.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 7 0.7%
 Motorcycle 12 1.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.3%
 Worked at Home 50 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 52 8.3%
 High School Graduate 315 50.4%
 Associate's degree 131 21.0%
 Bachelor's degree 120 19.2%
 Master's degree 4 0.6%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 434 92.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50228

ZIP Code 50228 is in the Pcm Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50228.

Pcm Middle School
407 Plainsmen Rd
Prairie City, IA 50228
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pcm Community School District
Prairie City Elementary School
309 East Plainsmen Rd
Prairie City, IA 50228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pcm Community School District

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