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ZIP Code 50616

Primary City:Charles City, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:03pm)
Coordinates:43.1, -92.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50616

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50616. 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 50616. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50616, 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:
Charles City, IA
Unacceptable:
Maple Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 50616 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50616 is located in north 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 50616 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50616 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,344
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,841
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 172.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,453
Median Household Income $41,654

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male345345323363243278250281269363340336302283208151164128
Female358327318333258263272255298357342356346286259223231290
Total703672641696501541522536567720682692648569467374395418

Gender

 Male 4,972 48%
 Female 5,372 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,752 94.3%
 Black Or African American 192 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 202 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 91 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 89 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41297443575629540410169
Renter163256182223166108122129
Total204553625798795648532298

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,200 49%
 Single Guardian 562 13%
 Singles 1,515 34%
 Singles With Roommate 176 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,244 73%
 Households with Kids 1,209 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8174736477666360796363646865768764756146
Female7071806363447972695469626172777779534745
Total15114515312714011014213214811713212612913715316414312810891

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50616 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50616 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 50616 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50616 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50616 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50616 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,105 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 41 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 174 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,756 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,348 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,349 28%
 Households Vacant 388 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 137 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 73 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 2%
 1 Bedroom 432 32%
 2 Bedroom 396 29%
 3+ Bedroom 503 37%
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 $41,654 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50616 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 50616 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 3,149 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 28%
 No Earnings 2,747 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 3,149 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 28%
 No Earnings 2,747 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,288 90.0%
 Public transportation 28 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 322 6.8%
 Worked at Home 125 2.6%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 430 13%
 High School Graduate 1,883 57%
 Associate's degree 377 12%
 Bachelor's degree 456 14%
 Master's degree 76 2%
 Professional school degree 53 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,398 68.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 221 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 431 21.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50616

ZIP Code 50616 is in the Charles City Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50616.

Charles City Middle School
500 North Grand Ave
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles City Community School District
Lincoln Elementary School
600 5th Ave
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles City Community School District
Washington Elementary School
1406 North Grand
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles City Community School District
Charles City High School
1 Comet Dr
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charles City Community School District
Carrie Lane High School
502 North Jackson St
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charles City Community School District
Immaculate Conception School
1203 Clark St
Charles City, IA 50616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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