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ZIP Code 50436

Primary City:Forest City, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:33am)
Coordinates:43.3, -93.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50436

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50436. 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 50436. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50436, 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:
Forest City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50436 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50436 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 50436 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50436 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,848
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,639
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 136.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,359
Median Household Income $48,442

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13016219926727617514214914820824426716712582635554
Female1521641742332401211391501562202452491661379310183112
Total282326373500516296281299304428489516333262175164138166

Gender

 Male 2,913 50%
 Female 2,935 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,601 95.8%
 Black Or African American 67 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 56 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 72 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1516823543343924316564
Renter115122788973343848
Total130290313522512277203112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,256 53%
 Single Guardian 283 12%
 Singles 688 29%
 Singles With Roommate 132 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,717 73%
 Households with Kids 642 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3019283125274231373245394340484244716264
Female3025313528382240363041333436293947556366
Total6044596653656471736286727776778191126125130

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50436 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50436 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50436 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 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 50436. Rentals in 50436 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50436 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,456 93.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 289 4.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,059 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 703 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 597 23%
 Households Vacant 280 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 45.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 45 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 6.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 28.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 5%
 1 Bedroom 185 31%
 2 Bedroom 220 36%
 3+ Bedroom 171 28%
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 $48,442 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50436 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 50436 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 2,209 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,370 28%
 No Earnings 1,340 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 2,209 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,370 28%
 No Earnings 1,340 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,704 87.4%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 12 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 200 6.5%
 Worked at Home 170 5.5%
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 161 8%
 High School Graduate 1,179 60%
 Associate's degree 199 10%
 Bachelor's degree 307 16%
 Master's degree 58 3%
 Professional school degree 36 2%
 Doctorate degree 23 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 982 88.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50436

ZIP Code 50436 is in the Forest City Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50436.

Forest City Elementary School
1405 West I St
Forest City, IA 50436
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest City Community School District
Forest City Middle School
216 West School St
Forest City, IA 50436
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forest City Community School District
Forest City High School
206 West School St
Forest City, IA 50436
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forest City Community School District
Forest City Alternative School
145 South Clark St
Forest City, IA 50436
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forest City Community School District
Forest City Christian School
305 Walnut St
Forest City, IA 50436
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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