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ZIP Code 50461

Primary City:Osage, IA (View All Cities)
County: Mitchell County
Timezone: Central (12:05pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -92.8
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50461. 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 50461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50461, 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:
Osage, IA
Acceptable:
Mitchell
Unacceptable:
Meroa, New Haven, Rock Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 50461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50461 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 50461 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 50461 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,613
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,593
Median Home Value $119,400
Land Area 172.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,361
Median Household Income $51,100

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1641872121871131221251361632362041901581301091049078
Female158189192185121130113155175215216186135151143145125171
Total322376404372234252238291338451420376293281252249215249

Gender

 Male 2,708 48%
 Female 2,905 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,520 98.3%
 Black Or African American 11 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 32 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3815826940833627825780
Renter49108626764515680
Total87266331475400329313160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,310 55%
 Single Guardian 238 10%
 Singles 724 31%
 Singles With Roommate 89 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,702 72%
 Households with Kids 659 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2742313734363243424339513346314546392622
Female2534274132353846384136303352354041432628
Total5276587866717089808475816698668587825250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50461 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50461 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50461 real estate data, the median home value of $119,400 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 50461. Rentals in 50461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,469 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,007 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 817 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 537 21%
 Households Vacant 232 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 22.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 36 15.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 18.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 39.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 150 28%
 2 Bedroom 174 32%
 3+ Bedroom 214 40%
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 $51,100 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50461 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 50461 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 1,984 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,213 26%
 No Earnings 1,392 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 1,984 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,213 26%
 No Earnings 1,392 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,273 83.1%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 212 7.7%
 Worked at Home 248 9.1%
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 148 7%
 High School Graduate 1,240 62%
 Associate's degree 292 14%
 Bachelor's degree 245 12%
 Master's degree 28 1%
 Professional school degree 62 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 954 86.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 99 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50461

ZIP Code 50461 is in the Osage Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50461.

Lincoln Elementary School
515 Chase
Osage, IA 50461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Osage Community School District
Osage Middle School
820 Sawyer
Osage, IA 50461
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Osage Community School District
Osage High School
820 Sawyer
Osage, IA 50461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Osage Community School District
Sacred Heart Elementary School
218 S 12th St
Osage, IA 50461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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