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ZIP Code 50557

Primary City:Lehigh, IA (View All Cities)
County: Webster County
Timezone: Central (12:05pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -94.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50557. 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 50557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50557, 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:
Lehigh, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50557 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 50557 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50557 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 750
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 388
Median Home Value $70,700
Land Area 49.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 341
Median Household Income $40,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19191921202617112138483233161512145
Female142421191611141419354135211517201612
Total334340403637312540738967543132323017

Gender

 Male 386 51%
 Female 364 49%
Gender

Race

 White 734 97.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner626258260353811
Renter21211108843
Total838369268434214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 182 53%
 Single Guardian 37 11%
 Singles 102 30%
 Singles With Roommate 20 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 266 78%
 Households with Kids 75 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male66223634349312524556
Female21264456542483445423
Total87487108108811795969979

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50557 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50557 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50557 real estate data, the median home value of $70,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50557. Rentals in 50557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 750 100%
 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 135 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 148 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 15%
 Households Vacant 47 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 5 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 17%
 2 Bedroom 45 39%
 3+ Bedroom 50 44%
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 $40,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50557 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50557 can expect to fall in that range. 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 229 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 31%
 No Earnings 248 36%
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 229 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 31%
 No Earnings 248 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 345 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 2%
 Worked at Home 8 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 17 5%
 High School Graduate 203 65%
 Associate's degree 61 20%
 Bachelor's degree 24 8%
 Master's degree 7 2%
 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 131 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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