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ZIP Code 50249

Primary City:Stratford, IA (View All Cities)
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Central (3:38am)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -93.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50249. 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 50249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50249, 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:
Stratford, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50249 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 50249 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50249 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,332
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 592
Median Home Value $93,500
Land Area 77.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 540
Median Household Income $44,219

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5314374
5-9483583
10-14473986
15-19484088
20-24302353
25-29283260
30-34383775
35-39232750
40-44474087
45-495651107
50-546353116
55-59464894
60-64453883
65-69253156
70-74313162
75-79252550
80-84193251
85 Plus183957

Gender

 Male 668 50%
 Female 664 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,319 99.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441014
25-34502070
35-44661076
45-549920119
55-649011101
65-74621072
75-84391857
85 Plus181331

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 312 58%
 Single Guardian 51 9%
 Singles 156 29%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 386 71%
 Households with Kids 154 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1549
231114
39817
471421
510515
612820
710616
87411
991221
109716
117916
1212719
1371118
1412517
159716
1616824
1710616
1871320
196612
209413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50249 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 50249 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50249 real estate data, the median home value of $93,500 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 50249. Rentals in 50249 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,281 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 4%
 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 266 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 162 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 112 19%
 Households Vacant 52 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 41 32%
 2 Bedroom 54 42%
 3+ Bedroom 32 25%
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 $44,219 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50249 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 50249 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 436 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 24%
 No Earnings 296 31%
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 436 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 24%
 No Earnings 296 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 507 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 4%
 Worked at Home 11 2%
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. 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 46 11.2%
 High School Graduate 295 72.0%
 Associate's degree 32 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 25 6.1%
 Master's degree 6 1.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50249

ZIP Code 50249 is in the Stratford Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50249.

Stratford Elementary
1000 Shakespeare Ave
Stratford, IA 50249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stratford Community School District

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