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ZIP Code 50459

Primary City:Northwood, IA (View All Cities)
County: Worth County
Timezone: Central (1:22pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -93.3
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50459

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50459. 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 50459. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50459, 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:
Northwood, IA
Unacceptable:
Silver Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 50459 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50459 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 50459 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50459 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,018
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,451
Median Home Value $101,800
Land Area 144.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,296
Median Household Income $49,811

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male698891118678176751051141321021129253473339
Female856911010160628182801071081121247063605991
Total15415720121912714315715718522124021423616211610792130

Gender

 Male 1,494 50%
 Female 1,524 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,955 97.9%
 Black Or African American 14 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1910813822321216910248
Renter2942395138192435
Total4815017727425018812683

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 685 53%
 Single Guardian 150 12%
 Singles 391 30%
 Singles With Roommate 70 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 948 73%
 Households with Kids 348 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181317101624171318141618222121352021219
Female1714181862216131230242112232630202149
Total3527352822463326304440393444476540422518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50459 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 50459 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50459 real estate data, the median home value of $101,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50459 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50459 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50459 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,965 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 48 1.6%
 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 582 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 437 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 277 19%
 Households Vacant 155 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Sale Only 27 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 2%
 1 Bedroom 89 34%
 2 Bedroom 80 30%
 3+ Bedroom 90 34%
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 $49,811 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50459 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50459 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50459 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,057 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 29%
 No Earnings 628 26%
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 1,057 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 29%
 No Earnings 628 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,365 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 3%
 Worked at Home 170 11%
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 109 10.3%
 High School Graduate 629 59.5%
 Associate's degree 96 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 168 15.9%
 Master's degree 31 2.9%
 Professional school degree 23 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 365 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50459

ZIP Code 50459 is in the Northwood-Kensett Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50459.

Northwood-Kensett Elementary
1200 1st Ave North
Northwood, IA 50459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northwood-Kensett Community School District
Northwood-Kensett Jr-Sr High School
704 7th St North
Northwood, IA 50459
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northwood-Kensett Community School District

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