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ZIP Code 50314

Primary City:Des Moines, IA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: River Bend
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (12:42pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.60, -93.63
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50314

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50314. 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 50314. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50314, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 50314 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50314 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50314 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50314 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,465
Population Density 5,014 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,985
Median Home Value $89,900
Land Area 2.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,271
Median Household Income $30,473

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male58451147549648553347040342340038128220212295848569
Female633540499457492602464423398334337247235166133131116158
Total1,2171,0519749539771,135934826821734718529437288228215201227

Gender

 Male 6,100 49%
 Female 6,365 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,900 39.3%
 Black Or African American 4,218 33.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 0.7%
 Asian 1,075 8.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 1,544 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 622 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2925835339732217910335
Renter293712471400243183167126
Total322970824797565362270161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,158 27%
 Single Guardian 1,184 28%
 Singles 1,555 36%
 Singles With Roommate 374 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,701 63%
 Households with Kids 1,570 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1251091111119710010810510110291941088094106981039596
Female1161321231351128097128123100102100921058011390908487
Total241241234246209180205233224202193194200185174219188193179183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50314 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 50314 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50314 real estate data, the median home value of $89,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50314 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50314 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50314 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,650 93.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 94 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 133 1.1%
 Other Institutional 29 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 559 4.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,265 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 411 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,595 52%
 Households Vacant 714 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 244 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 110 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 316 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 227 9%
 1 Bedroom 653 27%
 2 Bedroom 794 33%
 3+ Bedroom 769 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 $30,473 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50314 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 50314 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 3,092 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,560 30%
 No Earnings 2,951 34%
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 3,092 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,560 30%
 No Earnings 2,951 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,956 84%
 Public transportation 121 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 351 7%
 Worked at Home 263 6%
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 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 1,013 28.7%
 High School Graduate 1,812 51.3%
 Associate's degree 165 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 423 12.0%
 Master's degree 64 1.8%
 Professional school degree 45 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,309 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 415 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50314

ZIP Code 50314 is in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50314.

Edmunds Fine Arts Academy
1601 Crocker St
Des Moines, IA 50314
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
King Elementary School
1849 Forest Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Moulton Elementary School
1541 8th St
Des Moines, IA 50314
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District

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