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ZIP Code 50324

Primary City:Windsor Heights, IA (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (8:26am)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.60, -93.72
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50324

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50324. 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 50324. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50324, 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:
Windsor Heights, IA
Acceptable:
Clive, Des Moines, Windsor Hts

Stats and Demographics for the 50324 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50324 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 50324 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 large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50324 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,903
Population Density 3,395 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,319
Median Home Value $172,000
Land Area 1.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,195
Median Household Income $55,701

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1541141481201251711821441401631821711609583667743
Female13613112012712319415812715218921819618611610484102102
Total290245268247248365340271292352400367346211187150179145

Gender

 Male 2,338 48%
 Female 2,565 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,463 91.0%
 Black Or African American 176 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 115 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 56 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 83 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner919623035635222719083
Renter56159819070283632
Total65355311446422255226115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,039 47%
 Single Guardian 258 12%
 Singles 703 32%
 Singles With Roommate 195 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,658 76%
 Households with Kids 537 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3530253122222022282526283633322724241330
Female3227243022282922302827162425243226281721
Total6757496144504944585353446058565950523051

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50324 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50324 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 50324 real estate data, the median home value of $172,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50324 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50324 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50324 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,899 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,144 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 499 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 552 24%
 Households Vacant 124 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 21 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 118 21%
 2 Bedroom 301 54%
 3+ Bedroom 139 25%
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 $55,701 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50324 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. The commute in 50324 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,924 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 944 24%
 No Earnings 1,059 27%
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 1,924 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 944 24%
 No Earnings 1,059 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,419 94.3%
 Public transportation 30 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 2.2%
 Worked at Home 50 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50324 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 19 1%
 High School Graduate 720 42%
 Associate's degree 138 8%
 Bachelor's degree 631 37%
 Master's degree 131 8%
 Professional school degree 33 2%
 Doctorate degree 34 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 713 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 130 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 3.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50324

ZIP Code 50324 is in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50324.

Cowles Elementary School
6401 College Ave
Des Moines, IA 50324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Clive Elementary
1600 73rd St
Des Moines, IA 50324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Des Moines Community School District

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