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ZIP Code 50438

Primary City:Garner, IA (View All Cities)
County: Hancock County
Timezone: Central (12:04am)
Coordinates:43.1, -93.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50438. 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 50438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50438, 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:
Garner, IA
Unacceptable:
Hayfield, Miller

Stats and Demographics for the 50438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50438 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 50438 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50438 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,159
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,832
Median Home Value $114,800
Land Area 132.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,710
Median Household Income $59,627

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male129164163123721131241091151681611761318579575033
Female1291251491251028711512510417615616910785937365122
Total258289312248174200239234219344317345238170172130115155

Gender

 Male 2,052 49%
 Female 2,107 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,056 97.5%
 Black Or African American 28 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1314717532230318714442
Renter3580615133222669
Total48227236373336209170111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,019 60%
 Single Guardian 172 10%
 Singles 462 27%
 Singles With Roommate 57 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,175 69%
 Households with Kids 535 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2623343334334028292141343730262839171317
Female242822252720202929352137272935342919820
Total5051565861536057585662716459616268362137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50438 has a small 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 50438 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50438 real estate data, the median home value of $114,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50438. Rentals in 50438 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,107 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 1.2%
 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 852 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 481 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 377 21%
 Households Vacant 122 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 27 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 4%
 1 Bedroom 67 22%
 2 Bedroom 46 15%
 3+ Bedroom 186 60%
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 $59,627 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50438 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 50438 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 1,472 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 27%
 No Earnings 724 24%
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 1,472 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 27%
 No Earnings 724 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,756 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 8%
 Worked at Home 94 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 85 6%
 High School Graduate 722 53%
 Associate's degree 237 17%
 Bachelor's degree 242 18%
 Master's degree 55 4%
 Professional school degree 26 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 580 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 221 26%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50438

ZIP Code 50438 is in the Garner-Hayfield Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50438.

Garner Elementary School
1080 Division St
Garner, IA 50438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garner-Hayfield Community School District
Garner-Hayfield High School
605 Lyon
Garner, IA 50438
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garner-Hayfield Community School District
Garner-Hayfield Middle School
1080 Division St
Garner, IA 50438
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Garner-Hayfield Community School District

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