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ZIP Code 50578

Primary City:Ringsted, IA (View All Cities)
County: Emmet County
Timezone: Central (8:42am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -94.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50578

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50578. 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 50578. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50578, 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:
Ringsted, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50578 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50578 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 50578 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50578 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 646
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 334
Median Home Value $53,200
Land Area 74.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 287
Median Household Income $46,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male181219171120151617252825241417121010
Female26202026819171416192530201020141022
Total443239431939323033445355442437262032

Gender

 Male 310 48%
 Female 336 52%
Gender

Race

 White 635 98.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner122244752302921
Renter61612106461
Total738365758343522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 154 54%
 Single Guardian 30 10%
 Singles 93 32%
 Singles With Roommate 10 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 213 74%
 Households with Kids 74 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male35140334243264533240
Female85248414333851866422
Total1110388748576101151399662

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50578 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50578 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50578 real estate data, the median home value of $53,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50578 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50578 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50578 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 646 100%
 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 103 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 123 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 18%
 Households Vacant 47 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 19%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 10 22%
 3+ Bedroom 35 76%
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 $46,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50578 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. 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 50578 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 201 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 122 22%
 No Earnings 222 41%
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 201 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 122 22%
 No Earnings 222 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 242 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 8%
 Worked at Home 15 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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 30 12%
 High School Graduate 156 64%
 Associate's degree 17 7%
 Bachelor's degree 40 16%
 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 97 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50578

ZIP Code 50578 is in the Armstrong-Ringsted Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50578.

Armstrong-Ringsted Elementary School
218 South 1st St
Ringsted, IA 50578
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Armstrong-Ringsted Community School District

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