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ZIP Code 50313

Primary City:Des Moines, IA (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (6:14am)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.66, -93.63
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50313

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50313. 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 50313. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50313, 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
Unacceptable:
Highland Park, Marquisville, Saydel, Saylorville

Stats and Demographics for the 50313 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50313 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 50313 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50313 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,376
Population Density 963 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,158
Median Home Value $99,000
Land Area 18.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,512
Median Household Income $50,403

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61558855261773774468563571179268654339626120716610679
Female639539492486477666582522582642613511446312237210171129
Total1,2541,1271,0441,1031,2141,4101,2671,1571,2931,4341,2991,054842573444376277208

Gender

 Male 9,120 52%
 Female 8,256 48%
Gender

Race

 White 13,921 80.1%
 Black Or African American 1,447 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.6%
 Asian 633 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 742 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 504 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1067228691,106964555403147
Renter1593743493552181045724
Total2651,0961,2181,4611,182659460171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,772 43%
 Single Guardian 1,320 20%
 Singles 1,885 29%
 Singles With Roommate 535 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,399 68%
 Households with Kids 2,113 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1381221381119612911913510911610411797118104111120151131139
Female1251521301191191229210310310010398979497110100948585
Total263274268230215251211238212216207215194212201221220245216224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50313 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50313 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50313 real estate data, the median home value of $99,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50313 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50313 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50313 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,352 94.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,017 5.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,569 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,303 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,640 23%
 Households Vacant 646 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 173 26.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.4%
 For Sale Only 154 23.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 2.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 264 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 1%
 1 Bedroom 226 13%
 2 Bedroom 923 55%
 3+ Bedroom 519 31%
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 $50,403 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50313 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. More commuters in 50313 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 5,857 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,868 29%
 No Earnings 3,761 28%
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 5,857 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,868 29%
 No Earnings 3,761 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,664 93.2%
 Public transportation 74 0.9%
 Taxicab 16 0.2%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 258 3.1%
 Worked at Home 200 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 752 13.4%
 High School Graduate 3,533 62.7%
 Associate's degree 466 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 650 11.5%
 Master's degree 175 3.1%
 Professional school degree 36 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,921 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 316 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 425 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50313

ZIP Code 50313 is in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50313.

Findley Elementary School
3000 Cambridge St
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Harding Middle School
203 East Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Oak Park
3928 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Cornell Elementary School
5817 NE 3rd St
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saydel Community School District
Woodside Middle School
5810 NE 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Saydel Community School District
North High School
501 Holcomb Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Saydel High School
5601 NE 7th St
Des Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saydel Community School District
Joshua Christian Academy
3415 3rd St
De Moines, IA 50313
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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