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ZIP Code 50262

Post Office City:Van Wert, IA (View All Cities)
County: Decatur County
Timezone: Central (8:07am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.85, -93.82
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50262

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 50262. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 50262 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:
Van Wert, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50262 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50262 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 50262 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50262 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Van Wert, IA population.

Population 453
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 222
Median Home Value $69,100
Land Area 32.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 195
Median Household Income $34,219

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5121123
5-9111223
10-1414923
15-19201333
20-247411
25-297815
30-34101727
35-39101323
40-44131124
45-49161632
50-54272552
55-59241943
60-64191433
65-69141428
70-749817
75-79121628
80-845712
85 Plus066

Gender

 Male 230 51%
 Female 223 49%
Gender

Race

 White 444 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 4 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24134
25-3471017
35-4422729
45-54351045
55-6441344
65-7421324
75-8424327
85 Plus415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 113 58%
 Single Guardian 25 13%
 Singles 45 23%
 Singles With Roommate 12 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 145 74%
 Households with Kids 50 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1437
2202
3347
4224
5235
6000
7224
8235
9549
10123
11628
12527
13134
14101
156713
16516
17426
18303
19235
20202

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50262 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50262 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50262 real estate data, the median home value of $69,100 is low 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 50262. Rentals in 50262 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50262 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 453 100%
 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 72 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 83 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 18%
 Households Vacant 27 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 4 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 27 73%
 3+ Bedroom 10 27%
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 $34,219 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50262 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 50262 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 160 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 94 22%
 No Earnings 175 41%
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 160 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 94 22%
 No Earnings 175 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 199 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 8%
 Worked at Home 6 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 84 21%
 High School Graduate 216 53%
 Associate's degree 45 11%
 Bachelor's degree 41 10%
 Master's degree 18 4%
 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 104 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes