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ZIP Code 50861

Primary City:Shannon City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Central (4:21pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.9, -94.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50861. 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 50861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50861, 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:
Shannon City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50861 is located in south 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 50861 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50861 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 274
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 138
Median Home Value $68,300
Land Area 43.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 117
Median Household Income $55,329

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male89884541391316513109561
Female10910534710810861074557
Total181818137911231723241123171310118

Gender

 Male 146 53%
 Female 128 47%
Gender

Race

 White 272 99.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0718221617146
Renter13542110
Total11023261818156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 58%
 Single Guardian 13 11%
 Singles 31 26%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 86 74%
 Households with Kids 31 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12230231313013211311
Female13132131225201201200
Total25362362538214412511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50861 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50861 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50861 real estate data, the median home value of $68,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50861 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 274 100%
 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 42 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 58 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 12%
 Households Vacant 21 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 76%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $55,329 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50861 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. The commute in 50861 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 132 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 24%
 No Earnings 50 21%
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 132 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 24%
 No Earnings 50 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 162 93.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.6%
 Worked at Home 10 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 7 6%
 High School Graduate 65 58%
 Associate's degree 23 21%
 Bachelor's degree 17 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 64 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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