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ZIP Code 50542

Primary City:Goldfield, IA (View All Cities)
County: Wright County
Timezone: Central (10:06am)
Coordinates:42.8, -94.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50542. 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 50542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50542, 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:
Goldfield, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50542 is located in north 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 50542 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 933
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 456
Median Home Value $78,400
Land Area 66.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 408
Median Household Income $52,639

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18313133122723204039363842261236107
Female32182430241520292643314028232123178
Total504955633642434966826778704933592715

Gender

 Male 481 52%
 Female 452 48%
Gender

Race

 White 893 95.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 23 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32749657444479
Renter13111021114173
Total1638598685486412

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 228 56%
 Single Guardian 46 11%
 Singles 115 28%
 Singles With Roommate 19 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 302 74%
 Households with Kids 106 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male433579465572985105851
Female410753452459424456962
Total813101010139891016611129151117113

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50542 real estate data, the median home value of $78,400 is low 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 50542. Rentals in 50542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 933 100%
 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 169 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 20%
 Households Vacant 48 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 28%
 2 Bedroom 32 23%
 3+ Bedroom 67 49%
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 $52,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50542 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 50542 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 384 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 24%
 No Earnings 286 33%
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 384 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 24%
 No Earnings 286 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 439 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 8%
 Worked at Home 47 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 40 10.3%
 High School Graduate 301 77.8%
 Associate's degree 24 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 15 3.9%
 Master's degree 4 1.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 194 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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