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ZIP Code 50603

Primary City:Alta Vista, IA (View All Cities)
County: Chickasaw County
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Coordinates:43.18, -92.47
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50603. 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 50603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50603, 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:
Alta Vista, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50603 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 50603 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50603 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 625
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 269
Median Home Value $64,100
Land Area 47.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 240
Median Household Income $47,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male362627199171715272019141815106117
Female3227202181925142319171219121312136
Total685347401736422950393626372723182413

Gender

 Male 313 50%
 Female 312 50%
Gender

Race

 White 621 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner323383432262310
Renter317486571
Total640424238313011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 131 55%
 Single Guardian 31 13%
 Singles 68 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 158 66%
 Households with Kids 82 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male106684672784492465132
Female497711337313646455342
Total1415131515910910971013881110474

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50603 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50603 real estate data, the median home value of $64,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50603 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 625 100%
 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 88 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 101 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 19%
 Households Vacant 29 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Sale Only 6 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 10%
 2 Bedroom 7 23%
 3+ Bedroom 21 68%
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 $47,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50603 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50603 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50603 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50603 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 199 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 26%
 No Earnings 176 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 199 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 26%
 No Earnings 176 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 208 68%
 Public transportation 11 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 15%
 Worked at Home 41 13%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 59 27%
 High School Graduate 140 64%
 Associate's degree 6 3%
 Bachelor's degree 11 5%
 Master's degree 4 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 85 36%
 Enrolled in Private School 130 55%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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