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ZIP Code 50554

Primary City:Laurens, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pocahontas County
Timezone: Central (12:16pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.8, -94.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50554

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50554. 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 50554. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50554, 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:
Laurens, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50554 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50554 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 50554 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 50554 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,625
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 872
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 88.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 733
Median Household Income $41,815

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male454347654433404356767654633033262217
Female424443473029434038706367564645323443
Total87879011274628383941461391211197678585660

Gender

 Male 813 50%
 Female 812 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,587 97.7%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 11 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner134563135123817123
Renter2329383121101413
Total3674101166144918536

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 372 51%
 Single Guardian 81 11%
 Singles 245 33%
 Singles With Roommate 35 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 549 75%
 Households with Kids 184 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1113979381013114157101113201478
Female77417116911758611139815785
Total182013242091721201612211823202135211513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50554 has a slightly less 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 50554 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 50554 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 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 50554. Rentals in 50554 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50554 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,596 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 2%
 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 264 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 290 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 179 21%
 Households Vacant 139 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 16%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 16%
 2 Bedroom 86 42%
 3+ Bedroom 85 42%
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 $41,815 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50554 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50554 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50554 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 538 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 28%
 No Earnings 404 31%
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 538 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 28%
 No Earnings 404 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 661 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 11%
 Worked at Home 43 5%
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 74 13.1%
 High School Graduate 331 58.5%
 Associate's degree 51 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 90 15.9%
 Master's degree 14 2.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 238 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50554

ZIP Code 50554 is in the Laurens-Marathon Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50554.

Laurens-Marathon Elementary School
300 West Garfield
Laurens, IA 50554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurens-Marathon Community School District
Laurens-Marathon Middle School
300 West Garfield
Laurens, IA 50554
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laurens-Marathon Community School District
Laurens-Marathon High School
300 West Garfield
Laurens, IA 50554
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laurens-Marathon Community School District

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