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ZIP Code 50255

Primary City:Thornburg, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Keokuk County
Timezone: Central (1:24pm)
Coordinates:41.456, -92.332
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50255

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50255. 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 50255. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50255, 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:
Thornburg, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50255 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50255 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 50255 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50255 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 65
Population Density 369 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28
Median Home Value $25,000
Land Area 0.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 26
Median Household Income $53,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male123111202136210310
Female321233311064100410
Total4443445131910310720

Gender

 Male 30 46%
 Female 35 54%
Gender

Race

 White 65 100%
 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 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15238140
Renter00101000
Total15339140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 14 54%
 Single Guardian 5 19%
 Singles 6 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 19 73%
 Households with Kids 7 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00101000111100100000
Female10100101000001110001
Total10201101111101210001

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50255 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50255 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50255 real estate data, the median home value of $25,000 is low compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 65 100%
 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 12 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 2 7%
 Households Vacant 2 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 50%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $53,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 50255 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. In 50255 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 33 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 20%
 No Earnings 10 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 33 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 20%
 No Earnings 10 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 40 100%
 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

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 2 10%
 High School Graduate 14 67%
 Associate's degree 5 24%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 4 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50255

ZIP Code 50255 is in the Tri-County Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50255.

Tri-County Elementary School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA 50255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tri-County Community School District
Tri-County High School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA 50255
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tri-County Community School District
Tri-County Junior High School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA 50255
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tri-County Community School District

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