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ZIP Code 50565

Primary City:Marathon, IA (View All Cities)
County: Buena Vista County
Timezone: Central (2:02am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.87, -95.00
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50565

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50565. 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 50565. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50565, 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:
Marathon, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50565 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50565 is located in northwest 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 50565 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 50565 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 468
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 259
Median Home Value $37,600
Land Area 43.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 215
Median Household Income $41,686

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male91111164109111820282816179746
Female1221131121491811232318125131559
Total2132242762418292943514628222222915

Gender

 Male 234 50%
 Female 234 50%
Gender

Race

 White 450 96.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner114233734272211
Renter24141111211
Total318374845292312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 119 55%
 Single Guardian 18 8%
 Singles 70 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 163 76%
 Households with Kids 52 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21224023220621426400
Female30231347632125253101
Total514553610852746679501

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50565 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50565 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50565 real estate data, the median home value of $37,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50565 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50565 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50565 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 468 100%
 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 67 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 102 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 18%
 Households Vacant 44 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 12%
 2 Bedroom 15 25%
 3+ Bedroom 37 63%
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 $41,686 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50565 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. A higher percentage of people in 50565 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 50565. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 228 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 26%
 No Earnings 96 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 228 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 26%
 No Earnings 96 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 227 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 8%
 Worked at Home 56 18%
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 23 14%
 High School Graduate 94 56%
 Associate's degree 22 13%
 Bachelor's degree 30 18%
 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 108 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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