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ZIP Code 50237

Primary City:Runnells, IA (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (10:30pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -93.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50237. 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 50237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50237, 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:
Runnells, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50237 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 50237 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50237 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,095
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,134
Median Home Value $200,300
Land Area 55.28 sq mi
Water Area 1.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,090
Median Household Income $76,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11311913911650638586138132125126878154331914
Female8910213011150806799128141134119698049322015
Total202221269227100143152185266273259245156161103653929

Gender

 Male 1,580 51%
 Female 1,515 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,033 98.0%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 11 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner71101892632081436215
Renter314211420957
Total101242102772281526722

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 821 75%
 Single Guardian 95 9%
 Singles 143 13%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 667 61%
 Households with Kids 423 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2129212930242122222433262531242629241310
Female1823131918212222192722303021212227251613
Total3952344848454344415155565552454856492923

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50237 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50237 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 50237 real estate data, the median home value of $200,300 is slightly higher than average 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 50237. Rentals in 50237 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,095 100%
 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 753 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 244 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 8%
 Households Vacant 44 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 38%
 2 Bedroom 16 29%
 3+ Bedroom 19 34%
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 $76,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50237 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. However, that is not the case in 50237. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,128 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 608 25%
 No Earnings 710 29%
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 1,128 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 608 25%
 No Earnings 710 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,525 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.4%
 Worked at Home 75 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 125 11.3%
 High School Graduate 709 64.0%
 Associate's degree 79 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 107 9.7%
 Master's degree 82 7.4%
 Professional school degree 6 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 675 93.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50237

ZIP Code 50237 is in the Southeast Polk Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50237.

Runnells Elementary School
6575 SE 116th St
Runnells, IA 50237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southeast Polk Community School District

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