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ZIP Code 50628

Primary City:Elma, IA (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Central (5:21pm)
Coordinates:43.3, -92.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50628

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50628. 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 50628. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50628, 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:
Elma, IA
Unacceptable:
Lourdes

Stats and Demographics for the 50628 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50628 is located in north Iowa and covers a slightly higher 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 50628 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50628 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,374
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 602
Median Home Value $67,300
Land Area 111.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 541
Median Household Income $46,154

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55254106
5-95249101
10-14374380
15-19454590
20-24172441
25-29363672
30-34433679
35-39342862
40-44393776
45-49534194
50-545151102
55-59412869
60-64424486
65-69485098
70-74383573
75-79191938
80-84202949
85 Plus203858

Gender

 Male 687 50%
 Female 687 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,345 97.9%
 Black Or African American 8 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461117
25-34482068
35-44501969
45-548913102
55-64751287
65-748912101
75-8452759
85 Plus271138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 318 59%
 Single Guardian 51 9%
 Singles 144 27%
 Singles With Roommate 28 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 387 72%
 Households with Kids 154 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
191322
271421
3121224
413821
5111021
6101323
7101020
89817
912820
106713
118816
128816
13101121
145914
1591423
1610919
17151126
188816
19336
20257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50628 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50628 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50628 real estate data, the median home value of $67,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50628 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50628 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50628 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,335 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 31 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 204 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 232 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 17%
 Households Vacant 61 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 74%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 24 17%
 2 Bedroom 8 6%
 3+ Bedroom 104 75%
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 $46,154 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50628 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. A higher percentage of people in 50628 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 50628 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 336 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 351 33%
 No Earnings 384 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 336 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 351 33%
 No Earnings 384 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 462 77%
 Public transportation 7 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 7%
 Worked at Home 93 15%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 81 17%
 High School Graduate 318 69%
 Associate's degree 27 6%
 Bachelor's degree 20 4%
 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 147 45%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50628

ZIP Code 50628 is in the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50628.

Elma Elementary School
319 Oak St
Elma, IA 50628
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard-Winneshiek Community School District

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