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ZIP Code 50247

Post Office City:State Center, IA (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (3:26am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -93.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50247

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 50247. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 50247 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
State Center, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50247 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50247 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 50247 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50247 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,515
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 997
Median Home Value $119,300
Land Area 83.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 906
Median Household Income $65,147

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57784161
5-99489183
10-149982181
15-199686182
20-247537112
25-299369162
30-347958137
35-399675171
40-449680176
45-499191182
50-5499102201
55-596774141
60-648769156
65-694459103
70-74444993
75-79382765
80-84194059
85 Plus153550

Gender

 Male 1,309 52%
 Female 1,206 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,410 95.8%
 Black Or African American 44 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24121628
25-346849117
35-4414140181
45-5415141192
55-6414220162
65-7410311114
75-84661278
85 Plus30434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 563 62%
 Single Guardian 107 12%
 Singles 191 21%
 Singles With Roommate 45 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 575 63%
 Households with Kids 331 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141226
2171835
3191433
4132841
5271845
6171431
7161531
8201838
9142438
10131326
11221335
12191635
13152338
14301747
15222547
16231740
17241842
18152136
1912517
2022325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50247 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50247 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50247 real estate data, the median home value of $119,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 50247. Rentals in 50247 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50247 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,335 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 141 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 2%
 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 459 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 254 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 193 19%
 Households Vacant 91 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 18 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 10%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 11%
 2 Bedroom 76 47%
 3+ Bedroom 68 42%
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 $65,147 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50247 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50247 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 772 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 28%
 No Earnings 489 28%
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 772 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 28%
 No Earnings 489 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 941 92.3%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 4.0%
 Worked at Home 30 2.9%
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 118 8%
 High School Graduate 833 53%
 Associate's degree 201 13%
 Bachelor's degree 337 21%
 Master's degree 28 2%
 Professional school degree 13 1%
 Doctorate degree 39 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 389 71.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 96 17.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50247

ZIP Code 50247 is in the West Marshall Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50247.

West Marshall Elementary School
207 3rd St SW
State Center, IA 50247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Marshall Community School District
West Marshall Middle School
605 3rd St NW
State Center, IA 50247
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Marshall Community School District
West Marshall High School
3rd St NW
State Center, IA 50247
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Marshall Community School District

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