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ZIP Code 50597

Primary City:West Bend, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:17am)
Coordinates:43.0, -94.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50597

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50597. 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 50597. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50597, 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:
West Bend, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50597 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50597 is located in north 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 50597 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50597 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,293
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 597
Median Home Value $90,400
Land Area 82.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 544
Median Household Income $49,432

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male424236463431213426625841403822281822
Female363144472233172836434745324427343056
Total78738093566438626210510586728249624878

Gender

 Male 641 50%
 Female 652 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,283 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner841539682676425
Renter161012211161022
Total24516511793737447

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 312 57%
 Single Guardian 40 7%
 Singles 179 33%
 Singles With Roommate 13 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 408 75%
 Households with Kids 136 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1041491278966771339148961
Female51173259510910799111091256
Total151521121412171416151714221220241721117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50597 has a small 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 50597 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 50597 real estate data, the median home value of $90,400 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 50597. Rentals in 50597 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50597 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,254 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 3%
 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 200 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 236 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 18%
 Households Vacant 53 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 9%
 2 Bedroom 49 40%
 3+ Bedroom 64 52%
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 $49,432 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50597 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. More commuters in 50597 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 365 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 260 28%
 No Earnings 317 34%
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 365 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 260 28%
 No Earnings 317 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 475 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 6%
 Worked at Home 32 6%
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 58 16%
 High School Graduate 225 61%
 Associate's degree 37 10%
 Bachelor's degree 46 12%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 162 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50597

ZIP Code 50597 is in the West Bend-Mallard Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50597.

West Bend-Mallard Middle School
300 3rd Ave SW
West Bend, IA 50597
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Bend-Mallard Community School District
West Bend-Mallard High School
300 3rd Ave SW
West Bend, IA 50597
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Bend-Mallard Community School District

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