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ZIP Code 50457

Post Office City:Meservey, IA (View All Cities)
County: Cerro Gordo County
Timezone: Central (9:54am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.92, -93.49
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50457

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Primary/preferred city:
Meservey, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50457 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50457 is located in northern 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 50457 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 50457 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 441
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 224
Median Home Value $59,700
Land Area 34.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 194
Median Household Income $44,141

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5131427
5-915621
10-1415722
15-1915924
20-24181533
25-29211132
30-3491019
35-3912820
40-44101323
45-49151631
50-54201434
55-59172037
60-64151227
65-6991322
70-74181028
75-79101121
80-84257
85 Plus21113

Gender

 Male 236 54%
 Female 205 46%
Gender

Race

 White 424 96.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 7 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24538
25-34161127
35-4417825
45-5435237
55-6428735
65-7428129
75-8421122
85 Plus11011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 103 53%
 Single Guardian 20 10%
 Singles 56 29%
 Singles With Roommate 15 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 148 76%
 Households with Kids 46 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1358
2437
3123
4246
5000
6235
7516
8112
9718
10202
11325
12235
13516
14314
15224
16235
17325
18415
19415
20426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50457 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50457 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 50457 real estate data, the median home value of $59,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50457 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50457 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50457 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Meservey, IA rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 441 100%
 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 75 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 86 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 33 15%
 Households Vacant 30 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 80%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 33%
 3+ Bedroom 12 67%
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 $44,141 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50457 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. However, that is not the case in 50457. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 161 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 23%
 No Earnings 66 22%
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 161 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 23%
 No Earnings 66 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 191 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 17 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 27 10%
 High School Graduate 175 66%
 Associate's degree 32 12%
 Bachelor's degree 27 10%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 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 55 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes