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ZIP Code 50559

Post Office City:Lone Rock, IA (View All Cities)
County: Kossuth County
Timezone: Central (7:50pm)
Area code: 515 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -94.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50559

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 50559. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 50559 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:
Lone Rock, IA
Unacceptable:
Lotts Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 50559 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50559 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 50559 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50559 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 348
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 176
Median Home Value $43,300
Land Area 39.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 160
Median Household Income $45,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59514
5-914519
10-14101323
15-1971118
20-246814
25-294610
30-3412618
35-3910313
40-448917
45-49101626
50-54141933
55-59231841
60-6416925
65-69111021
70-749514
75-797714
80-8451015
85 Plus4913

Gender

 Male 179 51%
 Female 169 49%
Gender

Race

 White 345 99.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24134
25-349615
35-4414620
45-5421526
55-6435742
65-7424024
75-8416117
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 94 59%
 Single Guardian 14 9%
 Singles 49 31%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 127 79%
 Households with Kids 33 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101
2325
3314
4011
5202
6516
7303
8213
9235
10156
11437
12134
13303
14123
15213
16224
17246
18123
19022
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50559 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50559 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50559 real estate data, the median home value of $43,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50559 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50559 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50559 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 348 100%
 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 62 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 68 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 17%
 Households Vacant 16 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 18%
 3+ Bedroom 31 82%
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 $45,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50559 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 50559 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 50559 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

For more information, see Lone Rock, IA poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 116 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 60 24%
 No Earnings 70 28%
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 116 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 60 24%
 No Earnings 70 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 130 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 11%
 Worked at Home 11 7%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 28 12%
 High School Graduate 132 56%
 Associate's degree 34 14%
 Bachelor's degree 32 14%
 Master's degree 9 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 21 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes