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ZIP Code 50842

Primary City:Cromwell, IA (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Central (2:09pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.040, -94.462
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50842. 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 50842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50842, 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:
Cromwell, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50842 is located in south 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 50842 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 50842 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 105
Population Density 403 people per sq mi
Housing Units 47
Median Home Value $64,500
Land Area 0.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 41
Median Household Income $56,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 58 55%
 Female 47 45%


 White 105 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 24 59%
 Single Guardian 4 10%
 Singles 10 24%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 26 63%
 Households with Kids 15 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50842 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50842 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50842 real estate data, the median home value of $64,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 50842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 105 100%
 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 25 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 8 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 17%
 Households Vacant 6 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 25%
 2 Bedroom 1 25%
 3+ Bedroom 2 50%
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 $56,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50842 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 48 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 14%
 No Earnings 17 22%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 14%
 No Earnings 17 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 51 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 5 9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 1 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 2 6%
 High School Graduate 25 76%
 Associate's degree 4 12%
 Bachelor's degree 1 3%
 Master's degree 1 3%
 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 6 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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