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ZIP Code 50238

Primary City:Russell, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lucas County
Timezone: Central (3:18pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -93.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50238. 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 50238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50238, 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:
Russell, IA
Unacceptable:
Bethlehem, New York

Stats and Demographics for the 50238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50238 is located in south 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 50238 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 50238 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,182
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 570
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 116.40 sq mi
Water Area 2.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 474
Median Household Income $50,185

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male414450401922312836455151393732171210
Female412836402425303038395533403623232016
Total8272868043476158748410684797355403226

Gender

 Male 605 51%
 Female 577 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,160 98.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 1.0%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner444469283773713
Renter315158126109
Total7596110095834722

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 291 61%
 Single Guardian 50 11%
 Singles 117 25%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 331 70%
 Households with Kids 143 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1851037108910121361189106962
Female7712567447374111181211454
Total25122281317121317152010221917221713116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50238 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50238 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50238 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50238 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,182 100%
 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 207 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 189 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 14%
 Households Vacant 96 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 26%
 2 Bedroom 27 39%
 3+ Bedroom 24 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 $50,185 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50238 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 50238 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 297 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 28%
 No Earnings 260 34%
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 297 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 28%
 No Earnings 260 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 400 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 34 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 19 6%
 High School Graduate 261 76%
 Associate's degree 25 7%
 Bachelor's degree 23 7%
 Master's degree 10 3%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 172 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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