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ZIP Code 50854

Primary City:Mount Ayr, IA (View All Cities)
County: Ringgold County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -94.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50854. 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 50854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50854, 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:
Mount Ayr, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50854 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 50854 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50854 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,303
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,095
Median Home Value $80,500
Land Area 134.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 981
Median Household Income $46,620

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male737280525749604154798477705143464936
Female6260697251555246698381648455637273119
Total13513214912410810411287123162165141154106106118122155

Gender

 Male 1,073 47%
 Female 1,230 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,260 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 14 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12628414714111011743
Renter2449353323214139
Total3611111918016413115882

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 514 52%
 Single Guardian 101 10%
 Singles 326 33%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 720 73%
 Households with Kids 261 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8151316131616151220137182281112111013
Female1411101714138131218111714917122114810
Total2226233327292428243824243231252333251823

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50854 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50854 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50854 real estate data, the median home value of $80,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50854. Rentals in 50854 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,201 95.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 4.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 361 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 355 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 265 24%
 Households Vacant 114 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 15 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 27%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 95 39%
 2 Bedroom 72 30%
 3+ Bedroom 73 30%
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 $46,620 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50854 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 50854 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50854 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 704 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 347 20%
 No Earnings 651 38%
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 704 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 347 20%
 No Earnings 651 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 843 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 5%
 Worked at Home 14 2%
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 65 9.3%
 High School Graduate 428 61.4%
 Associate's degree 88 12.6%
 Bachelor's degree 63 9.0%
 Master's degree 38 5.5%
 Professional school degree 12 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 265 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50854

ZIP Code 50854 is in the Mount Ayr Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50854.

Mount Ayr Elementary
607 East Jefferson
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Ayr Community School District
Mount Ayr High School
1001 East Columbus St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Ayr Community School District

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