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ZIP Code 50217

Primary City:Paton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Greene County
Timezone: Central (3:41pm)
Coordinates:42.2, -94.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50217. 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 50217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50217, 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:
Paton, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50217 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 a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50217 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 50217 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 631
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 323
Median Home Value $61,800
Land Area 68.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 288
Median Household Income $40,769

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5182038
5-9211637
10-14152035
15-19181836
20-24161127
25-29211839
30-34231942
35-39161430
40-44151530
45-49262349
50-54283058
55-59232548
60-64231639
65-69142034
70-74141529
75-79121123
80-8471219
85 Plus61218

Gender

 Male 316 50%
 Female 315 50%
Gender

Race

 White 614 97.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247613
25-34281846
35-4420929
45-54511364
55-6443750
65-7436137
75-8430434
85 Plus11415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 51%
 Single Guardian 30 10%
 Singles 100 35%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 216 75%
 Households with Kids 72 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1336
2549
3279
46511
5639
6448
7358
8718
9134
10369
115611
12022
13516
14257
1521012
16347
17527
18426
19404
20123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50217 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50217 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50217 real estate data, the median home value of $61,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50217 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50217 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 631 100%
 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 93 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 133 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 19%
 Households Vacant 35 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 6 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 1%
 1 Bedroom 28 33%
 2 Bedroom 16 19%
 3+ Bedroom 39 46%
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 $40,769 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50217 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 50217 can expect to fall in that range. 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 269 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 22%
 No Earnings 158 29%
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 269 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 22%
 No Earnings 158 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 291 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 8%
 Worked at Home 18 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 7%
 High School Graduate 181 75%
 Associate's degree 12 5%
 Bachelor's degree 31 13%
 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 148 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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