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ZIP Code 50243

Primary City:Sheldahl, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (6:10pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.864, -93.695
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50243. 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 50243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50243, 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:
Sheldahl, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50243 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 50243 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50243 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 244
Population Density 443 people per sq mi
Housing Units 103
Median Home Value $113,900
Land Area 0.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 96
Median Household Income $41,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male812976571081585453650
Female611766510981157458562
Total1423161312101719162613128101111112

Gender

 Male 123 50%
 Female 121 50%
Gender

Race

 White 241 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11017171111141
Renter24161000
Total31418231211141

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 57 59%
 Single Guardian 17 18%
 Singles 17 18%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 67 70%
 Households with Kids 29 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31222062221114121210
Female00031313301015211111
Total31253375522129332321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50243 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50243 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50243 real estate data, the median home value of $113,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 244 100%
 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 56 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 14%
 Households Vacant 7 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 57%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 45%
 2 Bedroom 2 10%
 3+ Bedroom 9 45%
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 $41,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50243 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 50243 has very few people that work at home. 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 50243. 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 108 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 17%
 No Earnings 58 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 108 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 17%
 No Earnings 58 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 133 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 4 4%
 High School Graduate 73 78%
 Associate's degree 8 9%
 Bachelor's degree 9 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 54 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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