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ZIP Code 50598

Primary City:Whittemore, IA (View All Cities)
County: Kossuth County
Timezone: Central (8:30pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -94.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50598

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50598. 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 50598. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50598, 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:
Whittemore, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50598 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50598 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 50598 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 50598 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 912
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 421
Median Home Value $84,000
Land Area 68.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 373
Median Household Income $54,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40343727163727252733463425161317134
Female233737311628202224353535201417171812
Total637174583265474751688169453030343116

Gender

 Male 471 52%
 Female 441 48%
Gender

Race

 White 900 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner446476658353813
Renter22061285112
Total666537866404915

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 218 58%
 Single Guardian 28 8%
 Singles 112 30%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 256 69%
 Households with Kids 117 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male79101076777486613866704
Female6524849115686981538231
Total131412141510161812101612152123914935

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50598 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50598 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50598 real estate data, the median home value of $84,000 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 50598. Rentals in 50598 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50598 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 912 100%
 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 175 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 66 16%
 Households Vacant 48 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 44%
 2 Bedroom 10 21%
 3+ Bedroom 17 35%
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 $54,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50598 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 50598 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. The commute in 50598 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 351 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 225 30%
 No Earnings 183 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 351 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 225 30%
 No Earnings 183 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 410 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 2%
 Worked at Home 43 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50598 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 13 4%
 High School Graduate 237 74%
 Associate's degree 31 10%
 Bachelor's degree 32 10%
 Master's degree 7 2%
 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 179 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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