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ZIP Code 50511

Primary City:Algona, IA (View All Cities)
County: Kossuth County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -94.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50511

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50511. 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 50511. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50511, 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:
Algona, IA
Unacceptable:
Hobarton, Saint Benedict

Stats and Demographics for the 50511 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50511 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 50511 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 50511 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,137
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,390
Median Home Value $104,100
Land Area 123.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,139
Median Household Income $51,149

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male21320221923116018017015418925333726023714716014510597
Female183217215216116182169150206265294268242183216166175215
Total396419434447276362339304395518631528479330376311280312

Gender

 Male 3,459 48%
 Female 3,678 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,956 97.5%
 Black Or African American 31 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 50 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26241295534503354317110
Renter881299910894659977
Total114370394642597419416187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,686 54%
 Single Guardian 325 10%
 Singles 1,012 32%
 Singles With Roommate 116 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,331 74%
 Households with Kids 808 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4636475041324941393843385347455555472923
Female3641403750463445425530423850544855431613
Total827787879178838681937380919799103110904536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50511 has a small 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 50511 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50511 real estate data, the median home value of $104,100 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 50511. Rentals in 50511 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50511 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,981 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 12 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 144 2.0%
 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 1,447 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 933 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 759 22%
 Households Vacant 251 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 89 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 46 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 1%
 1 Bedroom 111 16%
 2 Bedroom 404 58%
 3+ Bedroom 176 25%
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 $51,149 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50511 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. The commute in 50511 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,522 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 25%
 No Earnings 1,873 32%
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 2,522 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 25%
 No Earnings 1,873 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,383 92.6%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 133 3.6%
 Worked at Home 132 3.6%
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 141 5.5%
 High School Graduate 1,439 56.1%
 Associate's degree 376 14.7%
 Bachelor's degree 388 15.1%
 Master's degree 154 6.0%
 Professional school degree 64 2.5%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 842 65.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 282 21.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50511

ZIP Code 50511 is in the Algona Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50511.

Bertha Godfrey Elementary School
124 North Main
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Algona Community School District
Bryant Elementary School
121 East North
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Algona Community School District
Lucia Wallace Elementary School
729 East Kennedy
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Algona Community School District
Algona Middle School
601 South Hale
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Algona Community School District
Algona High School
601 South Hale
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Algona Community School District
Seton Grade School
808 E Lucas St
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bishop Garrigan High School
1224 N McCoy St
Algona, IA 50511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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