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ZIP Code 50072

Primary City:Earlham, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:01am)
Coordinates:41.5, -94.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50072. 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 50072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50072, 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:
Earlham, IA
Unacceptable:
Pitzer

Stats and Demographics for the 50072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50072 is located in central 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 50072 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50072 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,671
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,061
Median Home Value $150,900
Land Area 88.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,001
Median Household Income $62,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510283185
5-912495219
10-14133110243
15-1910595200
20-24365591
25-297264136
30-348276158
35-398076156
40-44109118227
45-49100107207
50-5410199200
55-598698184
60-648165146
65-695251103
70-74373673
75-79293261
80-84192544
85 Plus102838

Gender

 Male 1,358 51%
 Female 1,313 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,624 98.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461723
25-349845143
35-4416235197
45-5419529224
55-6418416200
65-741108118
75-84531366
85 Plus181230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 655 65%
 Single Guardian 100 10%
 Singles 210 21%
 Singles With Roommate 36 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 605 60%
 Households with Kids 396 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151126
2242044
3171633
4272047
5231538
6261844
7271845
8302353
9182139
10262046
11272249
12241842
13302555
14262551
15152035
16352257
17222143
18232447
1910818
2071522

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50072 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50072 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50072 real estate data, the median home value of $150,900 is slightly less than average 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 50072. Rentals in 50072 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,671 100%
 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 594 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 232 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 175 16%
 Households Vacant 60 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 41 18%
 2 Bedroom 26 12%
 3+ Bedroom 157 70%
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 $62,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50072 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. However, that is not the case in 50072. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,022 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 697 33%
 No Earnings 385 18%
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 1,022 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 697 33%
 No Earnings 385 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,353 92.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 3.6%
 Worked at Home 46 3.1%
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 39 5%
 High School Graduate 478 57%
 Associate's degree 77 9%
 Bachelor's degree 161 19%
 Master's degree 51 6%
 Professional school degree 23 3%
 Doctorate degree 11 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 545 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50072

ZIP Code 50072 is in the Earlham Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50072.

Earlham Elementary School
535 North Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Earlham Community School District
Earlham Senior High School
535 North Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Earlham Community School District
Earlham Middle School
535 North Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Earlham Community School District

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