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ZIP Code 50254

Primary City:Thayer, IA (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Central (4:26pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -94.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50254. 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 50254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50254, 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:
Thayer, IA
Unacceptable:
Talmage

Stats and Demographics for the 50254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50254 is located in south 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 50254 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 50254 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 282
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 162
Median Home Value $97,500
Land Area 43.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 118
Median Household Income $63,523

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57916
5-98513
10-146915
15-1981220
20-2491019
25-298513
30-3411617
35-395813
40-44131023
45-49191231
50-54121123
55-59101525
60-6411617
65-69336
70-74729
75-794812
80-84213
85 Plus347

Gender

 Male 146 52%
 Female 136 48%
Gender

Race

 White 278 98.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 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 3 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24235
25-3410515
35-4414418
45-5428331
55-6422325
65-74808
75-8411011
85 Plus415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 63 53%
 Single Guardian 13 11%
 Singles 30 25%
 Singles With Roommate 12 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 85 72%
 Households with Kids 33 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123
2235
3314
4000
5101
6123
7112
8112
9415
10011
11202
12134
13134
14224
15123
16123
17314
18279
19101
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50254 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50254 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50254 real estate data, the median home value of $97,500 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 50254. Rentals in 50254 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 282 100%
 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 55 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 44 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 12%
 Households Vacant 44 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 55%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 35%
 3+ Bedroom 22 65%
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 $63,523 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50254 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 50254 has very few people that work at home. 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 50254 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 165 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 22%
 No Earnings 73 24%
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 165 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 22%
 No Earnings 73 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 209 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 5%
 Worked at Home 0 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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 18 13%
 High School Graduate 91 67%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 20%
 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 19 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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