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ZIP Code 50320

Primary City:Des Moines, IA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bloomfield
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (3:54pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.53, -93.58
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50320

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50320. 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 50320. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50320, 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:
South Des Moines

Stats and Demographics for the 50320 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50320 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 50320 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50320 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,027
Population Density 1,073 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,825
Median Home Value $151,600
Land Area 18.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,289
Median Household Income $53,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9419388386505837507207297197165764594052682121368044
Female9268467526556788378108177167115945124673662371659579
Total1,8671,7841,5901,3051,2611,5871,5301,5461,4351,4271,170971872634449301175123

Gender

 Male 9,764 49%
 Female 10,263 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,895 74.4%
 Black Or African American 1,659 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 0.5%
 Asian 1,442 7.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 1,239 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 677 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1088781,1851,15593460628769
Renter347662407353167783617
Total4551,5401,5921,5081,10168432386

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,598 49%
 Single Guardian 1,588 22%
 Singles 1,579 22%
 Singles With Roommate 524 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,174 57%
 Households with Kids 3,115 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male18519520318017617518718721317617014718316213817213011991104
Female168183186200181183166161155155149152149147130134121139131125
Total353378389380357358353348368331319299332309268306251258222229

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50320 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50320 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 50320 real estate data, the median home value of $151,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50320. Rentals in 50320 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50320 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,019 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,970 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,252 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,067 26%
 Households Vacant 536 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 271 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 136 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 3%
 1 Bedroom 311 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,170 54%
 3+ Bedroom 625 29%
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 $53,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50320 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 50320 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 7,521 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,495 23%
 No Earnings 4,264 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 7,521 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,495 23%
 No Earnings 4,264 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,400 93.6%
 Public transportation 105 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 205 2.0%
 Worked at Home 315 3.1%
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 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 801 13.9%
 High School Graduate 3,114 54.0%
 Associate's degree 503 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,101 19.1%
 Master's degree 198 3.4%
 Professional school degree 46 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,932 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 812 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50320

ZIP Code 50320 is in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50320.

Mccombs Middle School
201 SW County Line Rd
Des Moines, IA 50320
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
River Woods Elementary School
2929 SE 22nd St
Des Moines, IA 50320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District

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