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ZIP Code 50256

Primary City:Tracy, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:43pm)
Coordinates:41.27, -92.93
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50256. 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 50256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50256, 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:
Tracy, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50256 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 50256 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 extremely 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 50256 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 501
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 231
Median Home Value $75,800
Land Area 27.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 197
Median Household Income $62,206

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5161834
5-9221032
10-14202141
15-19191029
20-2414822
25-29131528
30-34111021
35-39132336
40-44161935
45-49211334
50-54242145
55-59281442
60-64141630
65-69161228
70-74111021
75-797916
80-84134
85 Plus123

Gender

 Male 267 53%
 Female 234 47%
Gender

Race

 White 486 97.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24213
25-34161026
35-4432537
45-5435439
55-6440444
65-7427330
75-8414115
85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 131 66%
 Single Guardian 20 10%
 Singles 44 22%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 132 67%
 Households with Kids 65 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101
2549
3246
47411
5336
6415
7617
8639
9325
103710
11426
12538
13437
144610
15448
168311
17437
18303
19000
20224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50256 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50256 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50256 real estate data, the median home value of $75,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50256 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50256 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 501 100%
 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 98 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 12%
 Households Vacant 34 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 30 81%
 3+ Bedroom 7 19%
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 $62,206 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50256 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 50256 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 199 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 31%
 No Earnings 144 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 199 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 31%
 No Earnings 144 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 271 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 12 4%
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 19 10%
 High School Graduate 124 63%
 Associate's degree 41 21%
 Bachelor's degree 8 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 5 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 83 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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