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ZIP Code 50848

Primary City:Gravity, IA (View All Cities)
County: Taylor County
Timezone: Central (10:48am)
Coordinates:40.79, -94.78
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50848

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50848. 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 50848. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50848, 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:
Gravity, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50848 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50848 is located in southwest 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 50848 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 50848 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 378
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 207
Median Home Value $53,300
Land Area 45.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 170
Median Household Income $43,281

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 581119
5-913518
10-1461319
15-19131023
20-24336
25-29111122
30-3412820
35-398917
40-4422931
45-49161834
50-54131730
55-59252045
60-6415722
65-69101424
70-7461016
75-795611
80-84279
85 Plus8412

Gender

 Male 196 52%
 Female 182 48%
Gender

Race

 White 377 99.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24112
25-3411920
35-4422729
45-5428331
55-6435540
65-7423124
75-8413114
85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 57%
 Single Guardian 15 9%
 Singles 48 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 130 76%
 Households with Kids 40 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123
2325
3235
4145
5123
6303
7415
8314
9213
10011
11145
12235
13112
14246
15527
16268
17213
18213
19202
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50848 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50848 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50848 real estate data, the median home value of $53,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50848 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50848 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50848 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 378 100%
 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 59 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 13%
 Households Vacant 37 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 4%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 16 57%
 3+ Bedroom 11 39%
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 $43,281 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50848 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 50848 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 124 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 19%
 No Earnings 143 44%
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 124 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 19%
 No Earnings 143 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 153 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 31 20.1%
 High School Graduate 112 72.7%
 Associate's degree 8 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1 0.6%
 Master's degree 2 1.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 43 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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