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ZIP Code 50248

Primary City:Story City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Story County
Timezone: Central (1:42am)
Coordinates:42.2, -93.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50248. 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 50248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50248, 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:
Story City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50248 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 50248 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50248 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,420
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,004
Median Home Value $138,200
Land Area 81.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,860
Median Household Income $58,561

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5107143250
5-9154131285
10-14163123286
15-19139136275
20-248290172
25-29128102230
30-34112112224
35-39119101220
40-44123149272
45-49165181346
50-54188189377
55-59178174352
60-64114104218
65-697892170
70-747190161
75-795978137
80-846095155
85 Plus73217290

Gender

 Male 2,113 48%
 Female 2,307 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,304 97.4%
 Black Or African American 14 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 20 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 49 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 29 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24164864
25-3413787224
35-4419081271
45-5432877405
55-6428550335
65-7417632208
75-8413459193
85 Plus7882160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,029 55%
 Single Guardian 177 10%
 Singles 569 31%
 Singles With Roommate 85 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,327 71%
 Households with Kids 533 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1213556
2212748
3233255
4213152
5292352
6322759
7372259
8282553
9283462
10312152
11332760
12332861
13332356
14332457
15253964
16302959
17292857
18362662
19191433
20191837

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50248 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50248 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50248 real estate data, the median home value of $138,200 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 50248. Rentals in 50248 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,272 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 148 3%
 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 887 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 457 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 516 26%
 Households Vacant 144 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 39 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 7%
 1 Bedroom 232 41%
 2 Bedroom 184 32%
 3+ Bedroom 117 20%
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 $58,561 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50248 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. More commuters in 50248 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,787 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 781 21%
 No Earnings 1,096 30%
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 1,787 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 781 21%
 No Earnings 1,096 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,183 94.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 3.3%
 Worked at Home 46 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 223 15.4%
 High School Graduate 669 46.1%
 Associate's degree 170 11.7%
 Bachelor's degree 332 22.9%
 Master's degree 49 3.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 572 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50248

ZIP Code 50248 is in the Roland-Story Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50248.

Roland-Story Elementary School
900 Hillcrest Dr
Story City, IA 50248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roland-Story Community School District
Roland-Story High School
1009 Story St
Story City, IA 50248
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roland-Story Community School District

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