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ZIP Code 50540

Primary City:Fonda, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pocahontas County
Timezone: Central (3:42am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.6, -94.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50540. 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 50540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50540, 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:
Fonda, IA
Unacceptable:
Industry

Stats and Demographics for the 50540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50540 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 50540 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 50540 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,022
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 527
Median Home Value $60,000
Land Area 105.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 424
Median Household Income $44,740

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male333138322322212616525544312716161713
Female322632273426152726453539322620201334
Total655770595748365342979083635336363047

Gender

 Male 513 50%
 Female 509 50%
Gender

Race

 White 981 96.0%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.4%
 Other Race 16 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner229389573454518
Renter151491512338
Total17434711085484826

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 235 55%
 Single Guardian 39 9%
 Singles 135 32%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 301 71%
 Households with Kids 123 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1545311438510109366109613
Female54696745448410613651213
Total20811121711713914181313121916147316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50540 has a slightly higher 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 50540 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50540 real estate data, the median home value of $60,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 984 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 4%
 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 152 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 193 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 79 15%
 Households Vacant 103 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 20%
 2 Bedroom 42 53%
 3+ Bedroom 21 27%
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 $44,740 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50540 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 50540 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 289 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 32%
 No Earnings 207 28%
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 289 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 32%
 No Earnings 207 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 375 82%
 Public transportation 5 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 9%
 Worked at Home 36 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 20 7%
 High School Graduate 212 72%
 Associate's degree 20 7%
 Bachelor's degree 32 11%
 Master's degree 6 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 148 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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