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ZIP Code 50310

Primary City:Des Moines, IA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Beaverdale
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (10:37pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.63, -93.67
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50310

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50310. 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 50310. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50310, 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:
Des Moines, IA
Acceptable:
Beaverdale

Stats and Demographics for the 50310 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50310 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50310 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50310 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,221
Population Density 3,752 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,915
Median Home Value $136,700
Land Area 8.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,950
Median Household Income $57,830

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1929418657819341,3931,3551,0671,000987988894686454303302226215
Female1,1588798158251,0251,5281,2919609851,1121,122980777539411385360486
Total2,3501,8201,6801,6061,9592,9212,6462,0271,9852,0992,1101,8741,463993714687586701

Gender

 Male 14,583 48%
 Female 15,638 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,124 79.8%
 Black Or African American 3,091 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.2%
 Asian 1,360 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 747 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 809 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1311,7161,5661,9121,687907695293
Renter5481,151762633431185165168
Total6792,8672,3282,5452,1181,092860461

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,516 43%
 Single Guardian 2,166 17%
 Singles 4,164 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,104 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,110 70%
 Households with Kids 3,840 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255244219235203182189189178185169153178180137164188150142170
Female261223206189166174182188169173174158163147161172160179153163
Total516467425424369356371377347358343311341327298336348329295333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50310 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50310 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50310 real estate data, the median home value of $136,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50310 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50310 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50310 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,886 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 179 0.6%
 Other Institutional 93 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,874 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,033 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,043 29%
 Households Vacant 965 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 233 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 274 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 4%
 1 Bedroom 840 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,925 52%
 3+ Bedroom 815 22%
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 $57,830 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50310 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. More commuters in 50310 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 12,414 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,304 26%
 No Earnings 5,170 22%
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 12,414 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,304 26%
 No Earnings 5,170 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,775 93.1%
 Public transportation 331 2.0%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 24 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 375 2.2%
 Worked at Home 429 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 967 9%
 High School Graduate 5,165 50%
 Associate's degree 962 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,215 22%
 Master's degree 553 5%
 Professional school degree 212 2%
 Doctorate degree 158 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,772 69.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,036 19.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 604 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50310

ZIP Code 50310 is in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50310.

Hillis Elementary School
2401 56th St
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Meredith Middle School
4827 Madison Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Monroe Elementary School
2250 30th St
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Samuelson Elementary School
3929 Belaire Rd
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Woodlawn Early Childhood Center
4000 Lower Beaver Rd
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Mitchell Early Childhood Center
111 Porter
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Scavo Alternative High School
3725 52nd St
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Hoover High School
4800 Aurora Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Mt Olive Lutheran School
5625 Franklin Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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