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ZIP Code 50859

Primary City:Prescott, IA (View All Cities)
County: Adams County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Coordinates:41.1, -94.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50859. 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 50859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50859, 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:
Prescott, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50859 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 50859 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50859 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 584
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 287
Median Home Value $76,300
Land Area 79.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 245
Median Household Income $54,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male141122121115618142925251522191063
Female20132529129161514312322281913846
Total34244741232422332860484743413218109

Gender

 Male 277 47%
 Female 307 53%
Gender

Race

 White 576 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41923514144146
Renter655109251
Total102428615046197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 163 67%
 Single Guardian 15 6%
 Singles 52 21%
 Singles With Roommate 15 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 177 72%
 Households with Kids 68 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42133231264273323313
Female517543303357645125431
Total9388756159991378148744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50859 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50859 real estate data, the median home value of $76,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50859 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 584 100%
 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 91 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 111 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 43 15%
 Households Vacant 42 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 3%
 2 Bedroom 20 33%
 3+ Bedroom 39 64%
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 $54,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50859 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50859 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 50859 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 295 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 128 23%
 No Earnings 135 24%
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 295 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 128 23%
 No Earnings 135 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 339 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 37 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 5%
 High School Graduate 180 74%
 Associate's degree 36 15%
 Bachelor's degree 10 4%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 146 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50859

ZIP Code 50859 is in the Prescott Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50859.

Prescott Elementary School
813 1st St
Prescott, IA 50859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prescott Community School District

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