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ZIP Code 50662

Primary City:Oelwein, IA (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (6:43pm)
Coordinates:42.7, -91.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50662

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50662. 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 50662. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50662, 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:
Oelwein, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50662 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50662 is located in northeast 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 50662 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50662 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,238
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,402
Median Home Value $68,600
Land Area 67.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,093
Median Household Income $40,385

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5281219500
5-9225208433
10-14238219457
15-19209237446
20-24166167333
25-29189201390
30-34197198395
35-39180189369
40-44199211410
45-49255226481
50-54262267529
55-59242290532
60-64233232465
65-69166196362
70-74123184307
75-79130175305
80-8493148241
85 Plus89194283

Gender

 Male 3,477 48%
 Female 3,761 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,983 96.5%
 Black Or African American 61 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 37 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 38 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 105 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243798135
25-34205194399
35-44277142419
45-54441153594
55-64476110586
65-7435166417
75-8431062372
85 Plus12942171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,466 47%
 Single Guardian 480 16%
 Singles 988 32%
 Singles With Roommate 159 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,244 73%
 Households with Kids 849 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1583896
25350103
35847105
4623698
5513990
6355186
7533285
8314576
9554196
10384078
11444791
125751108
13423476
145747104
15514091
16434790
17424890
184070110
19333265
20293564

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50662 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 50662 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50662 real estate data, the median home value of $68,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50662 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50662 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50662 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,071 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 2.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,210 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,016 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 867 25%
 Households Vacant 309 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 23.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.6%
 For Sale Only 54 17.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 7.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 44.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 195 27%
 2 Bedroom 285 39%
 3+ Bedroom 254 35%
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 $40,385 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 50662 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 50662 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,207 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,579 27%
 No Earnings 2,001 35%
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 2,207 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,579 27%
 No Earnings 2,001 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,845 87.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 265 8.1%
 Worked at Home 128 3.9%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 291 13%
 High School Graduate 1,501 66%
 Associate's degree 139 6%
 Bachelor's degree 229 10%
 Master's degree 30 1%
 Professional school degree 45 2%
 Doctorate degree 29 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,032 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 145 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 164 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50662

ZIP Code 50662 is in the Oelwein Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50662.

Oelwein Middle School
300 12th Ave SE
Oelwein, IA 50662
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oelwein Community School District
Parkside Elementary School
301 6th Ave SW
Oelwein, IA 50662
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oelwein Community School District
Wings Park Elementary School
111 8th Ave NE
Oelwein, IA 50662
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oelwein Community School District
Oelwein High School
315 8th Ave SE
Oelwein, IA 50662
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oelwein Community School District
Sacred Heart Elementary School
601 1st Ave SW
Oelwein, IA 50662
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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