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ZIP Code 50801

Primary City:Creston, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:03am)
Coordinates:41.1, -94.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50801. 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 50801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50801, 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:
Creston, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50801 is located in south 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 50801 are primarily white. The number of seniors is 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,590
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,533
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 208.93 sq mi
Water Area 1.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,071
Median Household Income $42,837

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3623133153662972942452532463243603102812021711309895
Female285303321308277294262274232348358345281261193195174217
Total647616636674574588507527478672718655562463364325272312

Gender

 Male 4,662 49%
 Female 4,928 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,248 96.4%
 Black Or African American 87 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.3%
 Asian 55 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 64 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 106 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51291378608607429307125
Renter18227918020613881106103
Total233570558814745510413228

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,924 47%
 Single Guardian 579 14%
 Singles 1,346 33%
 Singles With Roommate 222 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,918 72%
 Households with Kids 1,153 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8375697269547162576152596578687343859782
Female5547655862566559616670665861504462718164
Total138122134130131110136121118127122125123139118117105156178146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50801 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50801. Rentals in 50801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,301 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 112 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 86 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,717 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,079 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,275 28%
 Households Vacant 462 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 82 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 201 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 250 22.0%
 2 Bedroom 454 40.0%
 3+ Bedroom 423 37.3%
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 $42,837 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50801 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. The commute in 50801 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 3,308 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,038 27%
 No Earnings 2,163 29%
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 3,308 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,038 27%
 No Earnings 2,163 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,216 90.6%
 Public transportation 32 0.7%
 Taxicab 4 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 2.7%
 Worked at Home 269 5.8%
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 256 8.6%
 High School Graduate 1,867 62.4%
 Associate's degree 361 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 375 12.5%
 Master's degree 98 3.3%
 Professional school degree 35 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,571 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50801

ZIP Code 50801 is in the Creston Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50801.

Creston Early Childhood Center
901 North Elm St
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creston Community School District
Creston Middle School
805 Academic Ave
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Creston Community School District
Creston Elementary School
805 Academic Ave
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creston Community School District
High Lakes Cntry Academy High School
801 North Elm
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Creston Community School District
Creston High School
601 West Townline
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Creston Community School District
St Malachy School
403 W Clark St
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mayflower Heritage Christian School
604 E Townline St
Creston, IA 50801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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