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ZIP Code 50837

Primary City:Bridgewater, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:29am)
Coordinates:41.2, -94.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50837. 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 50837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50837, 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:
Bridgewater, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50837 is located in southwest 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 50837 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 50837 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 376
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 200
Median Home Value $58,900
Land Area 50.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 176
Median Household Income $47,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12141111791091019923111012958
Female137887108912121481411125712
Total252119191419181822312331252124141220

Gender

 Male 199 53%
 Female 177 47%
Gender

Race

 White 366 97.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner39162638221815
Renter48541520
Total717213039272015

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 55%
 Single Guardian 14 8%
 Singles 63 36%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 136 77%
 Households with Kids 40 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33146125014141223041
Female42321112201241321112
Total75467237215382544153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50837 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50837 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50837 real estate data, the median home value of $58,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50837 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50837 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 50837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 376 100%
 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 59 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 15%
 Households Vacant 24 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 50%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 13 50%
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 $47,857 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50837 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50837 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 50837 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. More commuters in 50837 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 115 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 31 12%
 No Earnings 104 42%
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 115 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 31 12%
 No Earnings 104 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 91 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 14%
 Worked at Home 16 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 50837 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4 3%
 High School Graduate 95 79%
 Associate's degree 12 10%
 Bachelor's degree 7 6%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 1 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 22 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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