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ZIP Code 50268

Primary City:What Cheer, IA (View All Cities)
County: Keokuk County
Timezone: Central (6:05am)
Coordinates:41.4, -92.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50268

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50268. 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 50268. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50268, 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:
What Cheer, IA
Unacceptable:
Coal Creek, Indianapolis

Stats and Demographics for the 50268 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50268 is located in south 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 50268 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 single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50268 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 993
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 509
Median Home Value $48,400
Land Area 47.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 435
Median Household Income $30,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male282627282424282828374831362318112010
Female333235402218243319344439312624232516
Total615862684642526147719270674942344526

Gender

 Male 475 48%
 Female 518 52%
Gender

Race

 White 981 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner536557269485419
Renter910131313883
Total1446688582566222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 207 48%
 Single Guardian 61 14%
 Singles 145 33%
 Singles With Roommate 22 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 324 74%
 Households with Kids 111 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2381045584584376103546
Female10559471065995577813846
Total1281319812151491417981413181613812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50268 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50268 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50268 real estate data, the median home value of $48,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50268 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50268 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50268 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 993 100%
 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 145 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 213 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 77 15%
 Households Vacant 74 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 81%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 20%
 2 Bedroom 42 48%
 3+ Bedroom 28 32%
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 $30,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50268 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. Most commuters in 50268 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 251 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 30%
 No Earnings 293 38%
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 251 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 30%
 No Earnings 293 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 374 93.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 1 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3.3%
 Worked at Home 11 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 70 22%
 High School Graduate 213 66%
 Associate's degree 16 5%
 Bachelor's degree 14 4%
 Master's degree 10 3%
 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 202 88.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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