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ZIP Code 50644

Primary City:Independence, IA (View All Cities)
County: Buchanan County
Timezone: Central (12:26pm)
Coordinates:42.5, -91.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50644

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50644. 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 50644. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50644, 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:
Independence, IA
Unacceptable:
Doris, Otterville

Stats and Demographics for the 50644 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50644 is located in northeast 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 50644 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50644 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,648
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,892
Median Home Value $127,200
Land Area 142.59 sq mi
Water Area 1.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,505
Median Household Income $58,016

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2672943252822242352132602513233142932541741771107893
Female276289290293222214244232298319341293267208173156159207
Total543583615575446449457492549642655586521382350266237300

Gender

 Male 4,167 48%
 Female 4,481 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,462 97.8%
 Black Or African American 34 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.0%
 Asian 49 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 81 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61282431594555367266112
Renter107146126128102818562
Total168428557722657448351174

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,902 54%
 Single Guardian 410 12%
 Singles 1,000 29%
 Singles With Roommate 193 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,486 71%
 Households with Kids 1,019 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5552476347595473617558647454635769583541
Female4759595855645558576949546058755968613036
Total1021111061211021231091311181441071181341121381161371196577

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50644 has a slightly less than average 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 50644 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50644 real estate data, the median home value of $127,200 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 50644. Rentals in 50644 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50644 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,361 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 50 0.6%
 Nursing Facilities 152 1.8%
 Other Institutional 64 0.7%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,751 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 917 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 837 22%
 Households Vacant 387 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 51 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 130 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 8%
 1 Bedroom 159 21%
 2 Bedroom 234 31%
 3+ Bedroom 310 41%
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 $58,016 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50644 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50644 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,078 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,742 26%
 No Earnings 1,860 28%
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 3,078 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,742 26%
 No Earnings 1,860 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,708 87.2%
 Public transportation 5 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 323 7.6%
 Worked at Home 217 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 273 9.9%
 High School Graduate 1,612 58.4%
 Associate's degree 270 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 401 14.5%
 Master's degree 130 4.7%
 Professional school degree 59 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,068 67.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 319 20.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 204 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50644

ZIP Code 50644 is in the Independence Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50644.

East Elementary School
1103 First St West
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Independence Community School District
West Elementary School
1301 1st St West
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Independence Community School District
Early Childhood Center
1011 1st St West
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Independence Community School District
Perry #1 Elementary School
1726 Fairbank Amish Blvd
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jesup Community School District
Independence Junior Senior High School
514 5th Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Independence Community School District
St Johns School
314 3rd St NE
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Independence Christian Academy
700 13th St NE
Independence, IA 50644
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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