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50009 Zip Code (Altoona, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Altoona, IA (33.71%), Bondurant, IA (0.62%), Des Moines, IA (0.10%)
County: Polk County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 19,471
Zip code population in 2010: 16,136
Zip code population in 2000: 12,008

Houses and condos: 7,374
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,775
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50009: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 25.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 774 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50009
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.8% ($3,750)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,302)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,864 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,518 (1.9%)

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Males: 9,143  (47.0%)
Females: 10,327  (53.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 50009:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50009:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Zip code 50009 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50009 (2017)
    • 15,078125.6%White
    • 4703.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1911.6%Two or more races
    • 1791.5%Asian
    • 1681.4%Black
    • 270.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 150.1%American Indian
    • 80.07%Some other race
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Urban population: 16,743
Rural population: 2,727

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $202,756
50009:

$202,756
Iowa:

$149,100



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 50009 zip code as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50009 is 1,179 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50009, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $63,529 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$63,529
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $53,929 (reported on 90.3% of returns)
Here:

$53,929
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.8% for AGIs below $25k, 82.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $891 (reported on 35.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$891
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,184 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,184
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,833 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,833
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,713 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,713
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,138 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
50009:

$13,138
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $11,067 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
50009:

$11,067
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $20,234 (20% of AGI, reported on 44.9% of returns)
Here:

$20,234
State:

$21,278

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 11.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,803 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,803
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,411 (reported on 44.8% of returns)
50009:

$8,411
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,144 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,144
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.1%
Here:

55%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 46.6% for AGIs below $25k, 52.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50009, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $50,954 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,954
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $46,046 (reported on 91.1% of returns)
Here:

$46,046
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.5% for AGIs below $10k, 78.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,125 (reported on 48.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,125
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,178 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,178
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,246 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,246
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,798 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,798
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,872 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
50009:

$2,872
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $7,756 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$7,756
Iowa:

$11,928
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,744 (21% of AGI, reported on 47.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,744
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $10k, 11.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,254 (3% of AGI, reported on 42.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,254
State:

$3,089

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,299 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
50009:

$6,299
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,519 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,519
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.1%
Here:

61%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 46.2% for AGIs below $10k, 63.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$82,816
Iowa:

$58,570
Altoona, IA (50009) map Nearest zip codes: 50327, 50035, 50032, 50317, 50169, 50021.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.4%
Iowa:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.4%
Iowa:

6.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 814
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,206


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 349 (247 now married, 102 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,423 (2,359 now married, 2,047 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50009 with a mortgage: 3,692 (52 second mortgage, 458 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,539

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,454
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $564

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.3%
Whole state:

10.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50009: Adventureland Campground (A), Prairie Meadows Racetrack (B), Altoona (C), Terrace Hills Golf Course (D), Altoona Police Deaprtment (E), Altoona City Fire Department (F), Altoona City Hall (G), Altoona City Public Library (H), Altoona Community Service Campus (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50009 include: Altoona United Methodist Church (A), Saints John and Paul Catholic Church (B), Altoona Christian Church (C), Altoona Assembly of God Church (D), Community Church of Christ (E), Church of the Cross (F), Adventure-Life Reformed Church (G), Cornerstone Baptist Church (H), Christ the King Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Altoona Cemetery (1), Canfield Cemetery (2), New Altoona Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 50009 include: Greenbelt Park (1), Eagle Ridge Park (2), Adventureland Estates (3), Village Park (4), Greenway Park (5), Prairie Heritage Park (6), Lions Park (7), Sam Wise Youth Complex (8), Haines Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4252014 or later
  • 4572010 to 2013
  • 1,8132000 to 2009
  • 1,8521990 to 1999
  • 6851980 to 1989
  • 1,3121970 to 1979
  • 4381960 to 1969
  • 1641950 to 1959
  • 771940 to 1949
  • 3411939 or earlier

Zip code 50009 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altoona, IA (50009)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altoona, IA (50009)
  • 11no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 7562 bedrooms
  • 2,4913 bedrooms
  • 1,7174 bedrooms
  • 2835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altoona, IA (50009)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altoona, IA (50009)
  • 82no bedroom
  • 3141 bedroom
  • 7592 bedrooms
  • 5563 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, IA (50009) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, IA (50009) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 49no vehicle
  • 1,0621 vehicle
  • 2,4672 vehicles
  • 1,3013 vehicles
  • 2484 vehicles
  • 1275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, IA (50009) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, IA (50009) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 150no vehicle
  • 8261 vehicle
  • 5872 vehicles
  • 1523 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50009 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 50009 household income distribution in 2017
  • 130Less than $10,000
  • 247$10,000 to $14,999
  • 128$15,000 to $19,999
  • 100$20,000 to $24,999
  • 289$25,000 to $29,999
  • 282$30,000 to $34,999
  • 268$35,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $44,999
  • 371$45,000 to $49,999
  • 474$50,000 to $59,999
  • 698$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,189$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,033$100,000 to $124,999
  • 582$125,000 to $149,999
  • 566$150,000 to $199,999
  • 509$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 50009

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 50009
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 73$10,000 to $14,999
  • 32$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 95$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$70,000 to $79,999
  • 65$80,000 to $89,999
  • 90$90,000 to $99,999
  • 543$100,000 to $124,999
  • 527$125,000 to $149,999
  • 579$150,000 to $174,999
  • 593$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,136$200,000 to $249,999
  • 498$250,000 to $299,999
  • 446$300,000 to $399,999
  • 78$400,000 to $499,999
  • 79$500,000 to $749,999
  • 19$750,000 to $999,999
  • 25$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 50009

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 50009
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 51$300 to $349
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 49$450 to $499
  • 132$500 to $549
  • 102$550 to $599
  • 92$600 to $649
  • 148$650 to $699
  • 181$700 to $749
  • 168$750 to $799
  • 190$800 to $899
  • 85$900 to $999
  • 281$1,000 to $1,249
  • 121$1,250 to $1,499
  • 10$1,500 to $1,999
  • 39$2,000 to $2,499
  • 14$3,500 or more
  • 27No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $866.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $141,214.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $210,901
  • Black or African American householders: $224,182
  • Asian householders: $168,225
  • Some other race householders: $199,214
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $168,225

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $202,756
50009:

$202,756
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,594 - $260,752

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $214,979
Here:

$214,979
State:

$186,769

Townhouses or other attached units: $182,889
Here:

$182,889
State:

$183,349

In 2-unit structures: $174,101
Here:

$174,101
State:

$141,928

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,486
Here:

$167,486
State:

$167,742

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,740
Here:

$164,740
State:

$142,668

Mobile homes: $22,071
Here:

$22,071
State:

$46,662
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50009
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,797
  • One, attached: 831
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 108
  • 10 to 19: 213
  • 20 to 49: 789
  • 50 or more: 87
  • Mobile homes: 450

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50009

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50009
  • 85.0%9,155Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%925Carpooled
  • 0.8%84Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%22Motorcycle
  • 0.2%23Bicycle
  • 0.7%79Walked
  • 0.6%67Other means
  • 3.8%404Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50009

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50009
  • 446Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0555 to 9 minutes
  • 1,15810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,79515 to 19 minutes
  • 2,32920 to 24 minutes
  • 1,11225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,51230 to 34 minutes
  • 21335 to 39 minutes
  • 18840 to 44 minutes
  • 30345 to 59 minutes
  • 7860 to 89 minutes
  • 15390 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 50009:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,345
  • In family households: 17,062 (2,692 male householders, 2,520 female householders)
    4,046 spouses, 6,259 children (5,860 natural, 157 adopted, 244 stepchildren), 338 grandchildren, 183 brothers or sisters, 228 parents, 234 other relatives, 398 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,269 (852 male householders (630 living alone)), 943 female householders (781 living alone)), 473 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 131 (80 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,154 2-persons, 1,164 3-persons, 1,105 4-persons, 530 5-persons, 196 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,412 1-person, 344 2-persons, 39 3-persons

3,864 married couples with children.
1,015 single-parent households (314 men, 701 women).

95.0% of residents of 50009 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% very well, 8% well, 13% not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 30% not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% very well, 29% well, 17% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 391 (2.0%)
(56.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 28%Thailand
  • 10%Fiji
  • 10%Iraq
  • 6%Indonesia
  • 6%Russia
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Bahamas
Most common first ancestries reported in 50009
  • 32%German
  • 10%American
  • 9%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 2%European
  • 2%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1892010 or later
  • 1142000 to 2009
  • 1451990 to 1999
  • 126Before 1990

Zip code 50009 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • STATEWIDE AUTO CRUSHING (5310 NE BROADWAY AVE in ALTOONA, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1997-0097, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-2000-0147,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: STATEWIDE AUTO CRUSHING - FORMER SITE OF
  • COX DESIGN & METAL FABRICATION (701 1ST AVE N in ALTOONA, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Organizations: BRUCE COX (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MIDLAND TRANSPORTATION CO
  • ALTOONA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (301 6TH ST SW in ALTOONA, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776101 409
    Organizations: SOUTHEAST POLK COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • THE HARBOR-SOUTHEAST POLK ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (1301 1ST AVE N in ALTOONA, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776101 114
    Organizations: SOUTHEAST POLK COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DES MOINES SEPTIC TANK AND SEWER SERVICE AKA A1 SEPTIC SVCS (4761 NORTHEAST 80TH STREET in ALTOONA, IA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1998-0227, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-1998-0357, ICIS-07-1998-0337, ICIS-07-1999-0104,
    Alternative names: A-1 SEPTIC SERVICES, DES MOINES SEPTIC TANK SERVICE
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (910 7TH AVE SE in ALTOONA, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-776101 418
    Organizations: SOUTHEAST POLK COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MJS IOWA INC DBA MAJESTIC TRUCK (503 1ST AVENUE NORTH in ALTOONA, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Organizations: JOSEPH VIGNOVICH (CONTACT/OWNER) , JOHN HELFRICH (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: J-MAR, J-MAR AT MAJESTIC TRUCK SVCS, MAJESTIC TRUCK SERVICE INC
  • ALTOONA WWTP (SEC24 T79N R23W in ALTOONA, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1985-0018, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • TOWNSEND INDUSTRIES INC T51 (6650 NORTHEAST 41ST AVENUE in ALTOONA, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COMMERCIAL PRINTING, GRAVURE; PRINTING TRADES MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: ROBERT T TOWNSEND (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TOWNSEND INDUSTRIES T51
  • ARTISTIC MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (602 3RD STREET SOUTHWEST in ALTOONA, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ARCHITECTURAL AND ORNAMENTAL METALWORK; ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; INSTITUTIONAL FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: ARTISTIC MFG (ALTOONA)
  • BEST DRY CLEANERS (214 SW 8 ST. in ALTOONA, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: BEST CLEANERS, BEST CLEANERS-FORMER SITE OF, CLOSED FACILITY -- BEST DRY CLEANERS
  • PETERS TOWING & RECOVERY (1007 8TH STREET SOUTHWEST in ALTOONA, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Organizations: MIKE PETERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PETERS GARAGE & AUTO BODY REPAIR
  • PRAIRIE MEADOWS RACE TRACK AND CASINO (1 PRAIRIE MEADOWS DRIVE in ALTOONA, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: RACING, INCLUDING TRACK OPERATION
    Business NAICS classification: RACETRACKS.
    Alternative names: PRAIRIE MEADOWS CORP., RACING ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL IOWA

Zip code 50009 marital status for males
Zip code 50009 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 7,546. Population change in the 1990s: +4,462 (+59.1%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,496
  • Northeast: 109
  • Midwest: 2,232
  • South: 462
  • West: 548

51% of the 50009 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

87% of the 50009 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Altoona, IA (50009)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 87
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

0.8%
Iowa:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 169
Here:

31.0%
Iowa:

24.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,664Management occupations
  • 76,154Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 74,274Legal occupations
  • 65,518Business and financial operations occupations
  • 62,932Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 62,480Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ALTOONA, IA):

  • OHALLORAN INTERNATIONAL, INC (3311 ADVENTURELAND DRIVE; small business) : $303,955 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    $300,837 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2000-06-14. Completion date: 2000-08-31.
    $3,118 with Army for Vehicular Power Transmission Components. Signed on 2004-02-10. Completion date: 2004-02-12.
  • ROGERS AUTOMATED ENTRANCES, IN (1305 1ST AVE N; small business) : $189,254 in 11 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Services -- Basic Research (R&D), Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Service and Trade Equipment, and more by Department of Veterans Affairs, Public Buildings Service, Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $99,453; 2005: $78,801; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $61,653 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Services -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-24. Completion date: 2004-06-24.
    $32,400 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2006-01-20.
    $24,860 with Public Buildings Service for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2004-04-28. Effective on 2004-04-29. Completion date: 2004-07-03.
    $15,580 with Defense Commissary Agency for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Service and Trade Equipment. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2005-06-24. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
  • INTERSTATE COMPANIES, INC (407 NORTHCREST DRIVE; small business) : $74,723 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $33,072 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Power Transmission Components. Signed on 2004-09-18. Completion date: 2004-11-17.
    $31,376, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-24. Completion date: 2004-04-24.
    $5,250 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Maintenance and Repair Shop Equipment. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $5,025 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
  • DES MOINES JIM HAWK TRUCK TRAI (3515 ADVENTURELAND DR)
    $57,600 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2003-05-01. Completion date: 2003-10-12.
  • RM BREEN CO (3421 ADVENTURELAND DRIVE; small business)
    $27,702 with Army for Batteries, Rechargeable. Signed on 2000-11-16. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • MIDWEST LOCK INC (8986 NE 38TH AVE; small business)
    $9,958 with Army for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment. Signed on 2005-04-27. Completion date: 2005-06-26.
  • TRUE PITCH INC (504 FIRST AVE S; small business)
    $3,650 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2002-02-26. Completion date: 2002-03-15.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Racetracks (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Wholesale Trade: Construction and Mining (except Oil Well) Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Automobile and Other Motor Vehicle Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED256$153,153285$135,5871,236$153,85160$43,6954$1,189,76364$105,60922$44,328
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$149,39810$187,266144$142,2269$62,3260$00$08$47,181
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$138,18027$100,671398$165,17643$29,6190$020$110,38511$81,859
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$188,01216$139,916257$158,6098$101,7760$09$130,9814$40,493
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$63,2100$044$165,0553$10,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.01, 0107.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$169,00396$168,7660$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$170,86123$179,8332$69,985
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$184,69914$178,9770$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$203,6329$174,7860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$124,4750$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.01, 0107.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 50009
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 50009 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 50009 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3476.5 years
Mary3480.4 years
Robert3471.5 years
John2976.8 years
Harold2378.2 years
James2376.2 years
Helen2181.6 years
Dorothy2079.4 years
Margaret1981.2 years
Charles1878.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 50009 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1773.0 years
Johnson1677.6 years
Miller1573.4 years
Wilson1180.2 years
Anderson1178.0 years
Porter1081.0 years
Peterson1084.5 years
Smith980.5 years
Davis879.5 years
Walker880.6 years
Businesses in zip code 50009
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Panda Express1
Arby's1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Big O Tires1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Caribou Coffee1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS4
Lowe's1Village Inn1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1
Menards1Wendy's1
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