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ZIP Code 50574

Primary City:Pocahontas, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pocahontas County
Timezone: Central (2:33am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.7, -94.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50574

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50574. 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 50574. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50574, 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:
Pocahontas, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50574 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50574 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 50574 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50574 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,181
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,148
Median Home Value $62,900
Land Area 111.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,025
Median Household Income $42,742

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5853486443474339476811695615569464041
Female6458624940502931609510192686276616486
Total12211111011383977270107163217187129117145107104127

Gender

 Male 1,033 47%
 Female 1,148 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,151 98.6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12617818616414712557
Renter1726203330211731
Total29879821919416814288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 519 51%
 Single Guardian 97 9%
 Singles 379 37%
 Singles With Roommate 30 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 804 78%
 Households with Kids 221 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127121591681010119114131120179712
Female10132011111315109129141512711111648
Total2220322620292320192318251925183128251120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50574 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 50574 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50574 real estate data, the median home value of $62,900 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 50574. Rentals in 50574 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 50574 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,132 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 351 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 479 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 195 17%
 Households Vacant 123 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 19 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 3%
 1 Bedroom 47 25%
 2 Bedroom 65 35%
 3+ Bedroom 69 37%
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 $42,742 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50574 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50574 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50574 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 642 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 528 29%
 No Earnings 632 35%
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 642 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 528 29%
 No Earnings 632 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 885 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 2%
 Worked at Home 99 10%
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 82 11%
 High School Graduate 458 60%
 Associate's degree 79 10%
 Bachelor's degree 122 16%
 Master's degree 12 2%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 216 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 92 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50574

ZIP Code 50574 is in the Pocahontas Area Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50574.

Pocahontas Area Elementary School
208 1st Ave SW
Pocahontas, IA 50574
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pocahontas Area Community School District
Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center
202 1st Ave SW
Pocahontas, IA 50574
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pocahontas Area Community School District
Pocahontas Area High School
205 2nd Ave NW
Pocahontas, IA 50574
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pocahontas Area Community School District
Pocahontas Catholic School
305 SW 3rd St
Pocahontas, IA 50574
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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