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ZIP Code 50638

Primary City:Grundy Center, IA (View All Cities)
County: Grundy County
Timezone: Central (6:21am)
Coordinates:42.4, -92.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50638. 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 50638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50638, 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:
Grundy Center, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50638 is located in central 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 50638 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 50638 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,313
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,521
Median Home Value $116,000
Land Area 94.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,410
Median Household Income $53,404

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5119107226
5-9115100215
10-148984173
15-1910094194
20-247869147
25-299496190
30-349686182
35-399193184
40-448189170
45-49115123238
50-54107114221
55-59115132247
60-6410295197
65-695977136
70-746894162
75-794688134
80-845484138
85 Plus42117159

Gender

 Male 1,571 47%
 Female 1,742 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,268 98.6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 31 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24232649
25-3413851189
35-4415346199
45-5421545260
55-6423433267
65-7415017167
75-8414138179
85 Plus6832100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 774 55%
 Single Guardian 152 11%
 Singles 427 30%
 Singles With Roommate 57 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,000 71%
 Households with Kids 410 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1152136
2292049
3242448
4322052
5192241
6221941
7242347
8222143
9281543
10171229
11211738
12242044
13112334
14161228
15252752
16202646
17251742
18201434
19101020
20201434

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50638 has a small 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 50638 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50638 real estate data, the median home value of $116,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50638 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,232 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 32 1%
 Other Institutional 49 1%
 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 650 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 472 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 288 19%
 Households Vacant 111 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Sale Only 23 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 5%
 1 Bedroom 68 22%
 2 Bedroom 121 39%
 3+ Bedroom 103 34%
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 $53,404 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50638 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 50638 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,093 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 637 25%
 No Earnings 854 33%
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 1,093 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 637 25%
 No Earnings 854 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,280 86.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 9.0%
 Worked at Home 67 4.5%
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 67 6.7%
 High School Graduate 605 60.3%
 Associate's degree 128 12.8%
 Bachelor's degree 142 14.2%
 Master's degree 41 4.1%
 Professional school degree 15 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 571 92.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 1.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50638

ZIP Code 50638 is in the Grundy Center Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50638.

Grundy Center Middle School
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grundy Center Community School District
Grundy Center Elementary School
903 9th St
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grundy Center Community School District
Grundy Center High School
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grundy Center Community School District

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