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ZIP Code 50538

Primary City:Farnhamville, IA (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Coordinates:42.28, -94.44
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50538. 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 50538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50538, 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:
Farnhamville, IA
Acceptable:
Rinard

Stats and Demographics for the 50538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50538 is located in central Iowa and covers a slightly less 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 50538 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50538 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 503
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 263
Median Home Value $68,200
Land Area 31.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 237
Median Household Income $52,708

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2215911714181691420182117111049
Female1581214201412119161729191210131215
Total372321252728302718303747402921231624

Gender

 Male 245 49%
 Female 258 51%
Gender

Race

 White 495 98.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner619242943292413
Renter7105104365
Total1329293947323018

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 124 52%
 Single Guardian 32 14%
 Singles 72 30%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 178 75%
 Households with Kids 59 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male53632125522023302420
Female23433211113323413333
Total761065336635346715753

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50538 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50538 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50538 real estate data, the median home value of $68,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50538 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 503 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 95 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 19%
 Households Vacant 26 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Sale Only 5 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 35 90%
 3+ Bedroom 4 10%
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 $52,708 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50538 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50538 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50538 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. Most commuters in 50538 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 188 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 109 29%
 No Earnings 85 22%
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 188 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 109 29%
 No Earnings 85 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 187 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 11%
 Worked at Home 24 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50538 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 5 3%
 High School Graduate 95 63%
 Associate's degree 27 18%
 Bachelor's degree 25 16%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 76 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50538

ZIP Code 50538 is in the Prairie Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50538.

Prairie Valley Elementary School
3116 Zearing Ave
Farnhamville, IA 50538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prairie Valley Community School District

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