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ZIP Code 50428

Primary City:Clear Lake, IA (View All Cities)
County: Cerro Gordo County
Timezone: Central (6:15pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -93.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50428

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50428. 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 50428. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50428, 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:
Clear Lake, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50428 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50428 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 50428 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50428 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,384
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,687
Median Home Value $145,500
Land Area 118.44 sq mi
Water Area 3.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,177
Median Household Income $51,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male218269341290180254237201260370400415317254198146136102
Female220213288285186254189251256405432380362245233217177203
Total438482629575366508426452516775832795679499431363313305

Gender

 Male 4,588 49%
 Female 4,796 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,066 96.6%
 Black Or African American 38 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 107 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 43 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 117 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23276365705726499360142
Renter1122301491941259310276
Total135506514899851592462218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,153 52%
 Single Guardian 455 11%
 Singles 1,357 32%
 Singles With Roommate 212 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,121 75%
 Households with Kids 1,056 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4642424448614945668449607276666868523634
Female3658463951325148315638675671667051623638
Total82100888399931009397140871271281471321381191147272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50428 has a large 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 50428 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50428 real estate data, the median home value of $145,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50428. Rentals in 50428 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50428 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,165 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 156 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,891 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,205 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,081 19%
 Households Vacant 1,510 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 6.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.3%
 For Sale Only 87 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,219 80.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 5.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 258 28.3%
 2 Bedroom 296 32.5%
 3+ Bedroom 351 38.5%
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 $51,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50428 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 50428 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 3,314 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,925 26%
 No Earnings 2,283 30%
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 3,314 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,925 26%
 No Earnings 2,283 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,288 90.0%
 Public transportation 18 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 164 3.4%
 Worked at Home 293 6.2%
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 279 8%
 High School Graduate 1,697 51%
 Associate's degree 375 11%
 Bachelor's degree 617 18%
 Master's degree 162 5%
 Professional school degree 140 4%
 Doctorate degree 71 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,402 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 108 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 171 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50428

ZIP Code 50428 is in the Clear Lake Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50428.

Clear Creek Elementary School
901 South 14th St
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clear Lake Community School District
Clear Lake Middle School School
1601 3rd Ave North
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clear Lake Community School District
Clear Lake High School
125 North 20th St
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clear Lake Community School District

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