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ZIP Code 50536

Primary City:Emmetsburg, IA (View All Cities)
County: Palo Alto County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Coordinates:43.1, -94.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50536

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50536. 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 50536. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50536, 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:
Emmetsburg, IA
Unacceptable:
Osgood

Stats and Demographics for the 50536 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50536 is located in northwest 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 50536 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50536 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,541
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,133
Median Home Value $88,400
Land Area 141.41 sq mi
Water Area 1.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,889
Median Household Income $47,321

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1431411441961671251171119816416414914210365805857
Female139140951571601331169610914616016912897125108101138
Total282281239353327258233207207310324318270200190188159195

Gender

 Male 2,224 49%
 Female 2,317 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,417 97.3%
 Black Or African American 39 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1913715927926820419269
Renter123122617966373440
Total142259220358334241226109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 944 50%
 Single Guardian 213 11%
 Singles 618 33%
 Singles With Roommate 114 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,403 74%
 Households with Kids 486 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2723452326223733232725262541232728318751
Female3625263128313222272623141715231723474749
Total634871545453695550534840425646445178134100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50536 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 50536 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50536 real estate data, the median home value of $88,400 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 50536. Rentals in 50536 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50536 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,265 93.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 128 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 144 3.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 731 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 596 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 562 26%
 Households Vacant 244 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 30 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 193 44%
 2 Bedroom 150 34%
 3+ Bedroom 85 19%
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 $47,321 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50536 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 50536 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 1,677 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 941 25%
 No Earnings 1,081 29%
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 1,677 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 941 25%
 No Earnings 1,081 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,073 91.2%
 Public transportation 17 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 4.2%
 Worked at Home 75 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 197 14.1%
 High School Graduate 740 53.1%
 Associate's degree 222 15.9%
 Bachelor's degree 179 12.8%
 Master's degree 33 2.4%
 Professional school degree 12 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 666 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 60 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50536

ZIP Code 50536 is in the Emmetsburg Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50536.

Emmetsburg Middle School
205 King St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Emmetsburg Community School District
West Elementary School
602 Call St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Emmetsburg Community School District
Emmetsburg High School
205 King St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Emmetsburg Community School District
Emmetsburg Catholic School
1903 Broadway St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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