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ZIP Code 50257

Post Office City:Truro, IA (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (7:08am)
Coordinates:41.18, -93.86
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50257

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 50257. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 50257 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:
Truro, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50257 is located in southern 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 50257 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 50257 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 992
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 401
Median Home Value $112,200
Land Area 39.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 361
Median Household Income $60,865

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5373976
5-95357110
10-14403777
15-19343569
20-24111526
25-29272350
30-34273259
35-39413778
40-44394180
45-49242751
50-54383977
55-59352863
60-64262753
65-69191837
70-74201333
75-79111223
80-846915
85 Plus31215

Gender

 Male 491 49%
 Female 501 51%
Gender

Race

 White 968 97.6%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24437
25-34361753
35-44701585
45-5453962
55-6461970
65-7443245
75-8422426
85 Plus9413

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 237 66%
 Single Guardian 41 11%
 Singles 75 21%
 Singles With Roommate 8 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 212 59%
 Households with Kids 149 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16915
28513
310414
471118
5171027
69918
710919
85611
9122335
104711
1181119
128715
1311819
149413
1512719
1691120
176713
185813
19224
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50257 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50257 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50257 real estate data, the median home value of $112,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50257 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 992 100%
 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 198 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 100 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 16%
 Households Vacant 40 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 7 8%
 2 Bedroom 36 41%
 3+ Bedroom 42 48%
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 $60,865 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50257 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 50257 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 50257 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Truro, IA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 319 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 17%
 No Earnings 244 36%
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 319 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 17%
 No Earnings 244 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 347 87.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.8%
 Worked at Home 45 11.4%
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 60 10.2%
 High School Graduate 342 57.9%
 Associate's degree 97 16.4%
 Bachelor's degree 82 13.9%
 Master's degree 9 1.5%
 Professional school degree 1 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 163 90.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50257

ZIP Code 50257 is in the Interstate 35 Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50257.

Interstate 35 Secondary School
405 E North St
Truro, IA 50257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Interstate 35 Community School District
Interstate 35 Elementary School
445 East North Street
Truro, IA 50257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Interstate 35 Community School District

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