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ZIP Code 50424

Primary City:Buffalo Center, IA (View All Cities)
County: Winnebago County
Timezone: Central (10:42pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -93.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50424

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50424. 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 50424. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50424, 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:
Buffalo Center, IA
Acceptable:
Buffalo Ctr

Stats and Demographics for the 50424 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50424 is located in north Iowa and covers a slightly higher 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 50424 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50424 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,482
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 744
Median Home Value $74,400
Land Area 121.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 649
Median Household Income $53,679

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male484159552535274134565156503335283623
Female394040401923333632436454463248554758
Total87819995445860776699115110966583838381

Gender

 Male 733 49%
 Female 749 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,433 96.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner74061104110819541
Renter13181823114167
Total2058791271218511148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 357 55%
 Single Guardian 67 10%
 Singles 211 33%
 Singles With Roommate 14 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 472 73%
 Households with Kids 177 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1171110512104107819916187151142
Female1469664512137710610999853
Total25132016111615162314152915262716241995

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50424 has a slightly less than average 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 50424 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50424 real estate data, the median home value of $74,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50424 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50424 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50424 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,447 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 35 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 232 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 307 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 110 15%
 Households Vacant 95 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 12 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 33%
 2 Bedroom 39 48%
 3+ Bedroom 15 19%
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 $53,679 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50424 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 50424 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 423 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 28%
 No Earnings 328 32%
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 423 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 28%
 No Earnings 328 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 517 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 8%
 Worked at Home 54 9%
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 29 6.4%
 High School Graduate 282 62.1%
 Associate's degree 41 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 89 19.6%
 Master's degree 10 2.2%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 150 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50424

ZIP Code 50424 is in the North Iowa Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50424.

North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center
111 3rd Ave NW
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Iowa Community School District
North Iowa Middle School
111 3rd Ave NW
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Iowa Community School District
North Iowa High School
111 3rd Ave NW
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Iowa Community School District

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