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ZIP Code 50588

Primary City:Storm Lake, IA (View All Cities)
County: Buena Vista County
Timezone: Central (12:01pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.7, -95.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50588

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50588. 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 50588. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50588, 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:
Storm Lake, IA
Acceptable:
Lakeside
Unacceptable:
Bel Air Beach, Casino Beach, Juniata, Sulphur Springs, West Storm Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 50588 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50588 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 50588 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50588 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,756
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,749
Median Home Value $110,600
Land Area 137.59 sq mi
Water Area 4.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,411
Median Household Income $46,845

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male466472406625680419341346383431454416277169138119138128
Female483417393589590368327326350416431382269193173204178259
Total9498897991,2141,270787668672733847885798546362311323316387

Gender

 Male 6,408 50%
 Female 6,348 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,214 72.2%
 Black Or African American 489 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.3%
 Asian 1,091 8.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 100 0.8%
 Other Race 1,525 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 293 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62302415663629337331156
Renter189338283291168599296
Total251640698954797396423252

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,288 52%
 Single Guardian 650 15%
 Singles 1,244 28%
 Singles With Roommate 229 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,899 66%
 Households with Kids 1,512 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109997389971118776101836692867988115113121188184
Female8910691101868494698480769671709285100146166149
Total198205164190183195181145185163142188157149180200213267354333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50588 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50588 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 50588 real estate data, the median home value of $110,600 is slightly less than average 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 50588. Rentals in 50588 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50588 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,878 93.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 20 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 104 0.8%
 Other Institutional 8 0.1%
 College Student Housing 730 5.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,755 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,140 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,516 32%
 Households Vacant 338 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 113 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Sale Only 47 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 3%
 1 Bedroom 487 28%
 2 Bedroom 713 42%
 3+ Bedroom 461 27%
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 $46,845 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50588 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. The commute in 50588 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,351 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,260 33%
 No Earnings 2,386 24%
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 4,351 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,260 33%
 No Earnings 2,386 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,935 87.8%
 Public transportation 14 0.2%
 Taxicab 24 0.4%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 360 5.3%
 Worked at Home 426 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,220 31%
 High School Graduate 1,766 45%
 Associate's degree 149 4%
 Bachelor's degree 456 12%
 Master's degree 142 4%
 Professional school degree 82 2%
 Doctorate degree 86 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,117 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 283 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 243 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50588

ZIP Code 50588 is in the Storm Lake Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50588.

East Early Childhood Center
930 East 5th
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Storm Lake Community School District
Storm Lake Middle School
1811 Hyland Dr
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Storm Lake Community School District
Storm Lake Elementary
1810 Hyland Dr
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Storm Lake Community School District
St Lake/Ia Cntrl/Buena Vista Early College High School
621 Tornado Dr
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Storm Lake Community School District
Storm Lake High School
621 Tornado Dr
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Storm Lake Community School District
St Mary'S School
312 Seneca St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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