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City: Colo, IA (1.84%)
County: Story County, IA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,445
Zip code population in 2010: 1,372
Zip code population in 2000: 1,484




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50056

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Houses and condos: 576
Renter-occupied apartments: 123
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 50056: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 57.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,389)
Iowa:

1.4% ($1,762)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,565 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $967 (1.0%)

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Males: 801  (55.4%)
Females: 644  (44.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 50056:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50056:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Zip code 50056 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $128,100
50056:

$128,100
Iowa:

$123,400



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 50056 zip code as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 50056 to the number of sex offenders is 1,666 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.1 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50056, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,833 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,833
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $38,201 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$38,201
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 148.1% for AGIs below $10k, 72.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,195 (reported on 49.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,195
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,331 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,331
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$600 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

+$600
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,450 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,450
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$4,923 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
Here +$4,923
State -$-74

Total itemized deductions: $14,972 (22% of AGI, reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$14,972
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,079 (3% of AGI, reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,079
State:

$3,089

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,097 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
50056:

$4,097
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,422 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,422
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.6%
Here:

74%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 67.2% for AGIs below $10k, 70.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.5% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$57,500
Iowa:

$49,427

Colo, IA (50056) map

Nearest zip codes: 50278, 50247, 50055, 50201, 50239, 50234.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.1%
Iowa:

50.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.4%
Iowa:

5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 37
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 511


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 24 (7 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 265 (119 now married, 146 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50056 with a mortgage: 295 (40 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 130

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,100
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $370

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

12.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.9%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3


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

Notable locations in zip code 50056: Twin Anchors Campground (A), Colo (B), Colo Fire and Rescue (C), Sherman Townhall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint James Cemetery (1), Colo Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Twin Anchors Lake (A), Hickory Grove Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in zip code 50056: Hickory Grove County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 37
  • 1990 to 1999: 92
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 71
  • 1960 to 1969: 105
  • 1950 to 1959: 27
  • 1940 to 1949: 23
  • 1939 or earlier: 215


Zip code 50056 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 50056
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 79
  • 3 bedrooms: 191
  • 4 bedrooms: 110
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 38
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 50056 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 86
  • 2 vehicles: 143
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 43
  • 5+ vehicles: 76
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 41
  • 2 vehicles: 44
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 9


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 50056 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 50056 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 50056:

  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 3
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 11
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 7
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 33
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 14
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 3
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 26
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 25
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 65
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 68
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 76
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 18
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 15
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 25
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 19

 



50056 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 50056:

  • $200 to $249: 2
  • $250 to $299: 4
  • $300 to $349: 20
  • $350 to $399: 10
  • $400 to $449: 7
  • $450 to $499: 23
  • $500 to $549: 12
  • $550 to $599: 15
  • $600 to $649: 9
  • $800 to $899: 7
  • No cash rent: 14
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $681.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,319
  • Black or African American householders: $132,624
  • Two or more races householders: $187,235

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $128,100
50056:

$128,100
Iowa:

$123,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,000 - $165,400

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $142,944
Here:

$142,944
State:

$152,903

Mobile homes: $32,300
Here:

$32,300
State:

$57,863

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 484
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • Mobile homes: 41

Unemployment: 6.2%
50056 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 631 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (11%)
  • Walked: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (1%)
 

50056 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 21
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 23
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 128
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 71
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 219
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 63
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 69
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 24
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 38
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 43
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4
  • 90 or more minutes: 15
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,445
  • In family households: 1,258 (260 male householders, 133 female householders)
    337 spouses, 476 children (418 natural, 23 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 4 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 187 (108 male householders (84 living alone)), 47 female householders (47 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 170 2-persons, 100 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 36 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 131 1-person, 20 2-persons, 4 3-persons

203 married couples with children.
86 single-parent households (51 men, 35 women).

96.8% of residents of 50056 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 27% well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 21% well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 36 (2.5%)
(52.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Philippines (44%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (42%)
  • Lebanon (8%)
  • Germany (6%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 15
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 3
  • Before 1980: 21

Races in zip code 50056:

White population: 1,341
Black population: 3
American Indian population: 2
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 4
Two or more races population: 7
Hispanic or Latino population: 15

Most common first ancestries reported in 50056 (%):



  • German (31%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Other groups (5%)
  • Welsh (4%)
  • American (3%)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COLO-NESCO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (919 WEST ST in COLO, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-851359 172
    Organizations: COLO-NESCO COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • COLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (919 WEST ST in COLO, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-851359 409
    Organizations: COLO-NESCO COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • COLO CITY OF STP (0.5 MILE SOUTH OF RAY STREET & in COLO, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF COLO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • TWIN ANCHORS CAMPGROUND STP (68132 US HIGHWAY 30 in COLO, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS AND CAMPSITES
    Organizations: JOHN ANGELL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HEARTLAND CO-OP COLO (417 2ND STREET in COLO, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Alternative names: COLO FRS GRAIN COOP, FARMERS COOPERATIVE EXCHANGE, FARMERS COOPERATIVE EXCHANGE COLO NH3, FARMERS GRAIN COOP-COLO, HEARTLAND COOP
  • BOBS PAINT & REPAIR (605 PARK in COLO, IA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
  • COLO-NESCO COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (919 WEST STREET in COLO, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: COCO-NESCO C S D


Zip code 50056 marital status for males
Zip code 50056 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Population in 1990: 1,293. Population change in the 1990s: +191 (+14.8%).

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

  • This state: 1,061
  • Northeast: 59
  • Midwest: 164
  • South: 95
  • West: 27

62% of the 50056 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

82% of the 50056 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

16.0%
Iowa:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

5.8%
Iowa:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

25.8%
Iowa:

25.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 98,929
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 72,750
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 71,250
  • Transportation occupations: 57,841
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 52,188
  • Management occupations: 50,625

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)





Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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 ORIGINATED13$101,01215$120,36069$125,2199$38,9121$156,8603$58,5371$42,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$101,2002$183,2157$162,7210$00$01$10,8200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$104,1604$66,36320$135,2163$55,1230$00$01$28,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$147,2102$94,35516$119,6701$33,0100$00$01$40,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$107,9700$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$97,9375$145,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$132,5901$51,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$240,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 50056 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2077.6 years
Donald968.5 years
Robert866.3 years
Ralph679.5 years
William671.0 years
Mary686.4 years
Harold584.2 years
James573.2 years
Lois582.4 years
Fred584.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 50056 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith983.1 years
Handsaker879.9 years
Dickinson685.8 years
Odonnell680.7 years
Mcintosh675.4 years
Mead580.0 years
Wilson581.8 years
White584.0 years
Barrett469.3 years
Mckinney483.2 years


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