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ZIP Code 50011

Primary City:Ames, IA (View All Cities)
Organization:Iowa State University
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Story County
Timezone: Central (3:49am)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.03, -93.64
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50011

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50011. 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 50011. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50011, 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:
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Stats and Demographics for the 50011 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50011 is located in central Iowa and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50011 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50011 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,390
Population Density 28,779 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1
Land Area 0.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 19Male Median Age: 19Female Median Age: 19

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


 Male 701 50%
 Female 689 50%


 White 1,232 88.6%
 Black Or African American 27 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 93 6.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 8 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1 100%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 0 0%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 0 0%
 Households with Kids 1 100%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50011 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3 0.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,387 99.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 1 100%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 50011 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 50011 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 50011 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 11 0.6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,658 86.7%
 No Earnings 244 12.8%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11 0.6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,658 86.7%
 No Earnings 244 12.8%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 216 41%
 Public transportation 71 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 198 38%
 Worked at Home 42 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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