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50242 Zip Code (Searsboro, IA) Detailed Profile



City: Searsboro, IA (1.09%)
County: Poweshiek County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 416
Zip code population in 2010: 439
Zip code population in 2000: 451

Houses and condos: 150
Renter-occupied apartments: 35
% of renters here:

25%
State:

29%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 50242: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 41.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,135)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,043)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,333 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $357 (1.2%)

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Males: 215  (51.7%)
Females: 201  (48.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 50242:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50242:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

Zip code 50242 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50242

  • Zip code 50242 races chart
    • 433White population
    • 0Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 4Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $135,600
50242:

$135,600
Iowa:

$136,100



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 50242 zip code as of April 30, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 50242 to the number of sex offenders is 564 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50242, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,541 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,541
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $37,547 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$37,547
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.2% for AGIs below $25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,100 (reported on 35.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,100
Iowa:

$1,537

Ordinary dividends: $850 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$850
State:

$4,542

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,233 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,233
State:

+$11,802

Profit/loss from business: +$2,433 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$2,433
State:

+$10,509

Total itemized deductions: $17,100 (21% of AGI, reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,100
State:

$21,278

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,600 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,600
State:

$4,044

Taxes paid: $4,725 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
50242:

$4,725
State:

$8,846

Earned income credit: $2,450 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,450
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 82.4%
Here:

82%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 100.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50242, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,973 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,973
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $32,690 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,690
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 209.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $714 (reported on 41.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$714
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $179 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$179
State:

$2,510

Net capital gain/loss: +$267 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$267
State:

+$6,139

Profit/loss from business: +$1,000 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,000
State:

+$8,574

Total itemized deductions: $11,875 (19% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$11,875
State:

$16,976

Here:

18.7% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,091 (5% of AGI, reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,091
State:

$3,089

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $3,437 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
50242:

$3,437
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,833 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,833
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 82.6%
Here:

83%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 80.6% for AGIs below $10k, 78.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$33,500
Iowa:

$54,736
Searsboro, IA (50242) map Nearest zip codes: 50153, 50207, 50171, 50112, 50251, 50157.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

66.7%
Iowa:

48.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
Iowa:

6.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 35
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 103


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 10 (4 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 93 (64 now married, 29 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50242 with a mortgage: 76 (12 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 27

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,522
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $278

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

34.1%
Whole state:

12.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

32.8%
Whole state:

6.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.1
State:

6.6
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 50242: Searsboro (A), Millgrove Access (B), Searsboro Community Fire Department (C), Searsboro Community Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 50242: West Liberty Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Searsboro International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Cemetery Hill Cemetery (2), West Liberty Cemetery (3), Mill Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Sugar Creek (A), West Buck Creek (B), English Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 15Built 2000 to 2009
  • 5Built 1990 to 1999
  • 33Built 1980 to 1989
  • 19Built 1970 to 1979
  • 11Built 1960 to 1969
  • 2Built 1950 to 1959
  • 3Built 1940 to 1949
  • 62Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 50242 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Searsboro, IA (50242)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 172 bedrooms
  • 393 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50242 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Searsboro, IA (50242)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 63 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50242 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Searsboro, IA (50242) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 4no vehicle
  • 91 vehicle
  • 352 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50242 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Searsboro, IA (50242) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6no vehicle
  • 181 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50242 population

  • Zip code 50242 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 50242 household income distribution in 2015
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 15$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 50242

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 50242
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 to $249,999
  • 22$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 50242

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 50242
  • 5Less than $100
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 1$600 to $649
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 2$800 to $899
  • 2No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $581.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $97,669
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $85,342

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $135,600
50242:

$135,600
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,300 - $223,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $148,844
Here:

$148,844
State:

$171,636

Mobile homes: $26,457
Here:

$26,457
State:

$47,660

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 119
  • One, attached: 2
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 14

Unemployment: 5.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50242

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50242
  • 70.1%150Drove a car alone
  • 9.8%21Carpooled
  • 2.8%6Walked
  • 17.3%37Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50242

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50242
  • 6Less than 5 minutes
  • 95 to 9 minutes
  • 3210 to 14 minutes
  • 2515 to 19 minutes
  • 1520 to 24 minutes
  • 1525 to 29 minutes
  • 3530 to 34 minutes
  • 1335 to 39 minutes
  • 745 to 59 minutes
  • 660 to 89 minutes
  • 1490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 416
  • In family households: 361 (38 male householders, 55 female householders)
    72 spouses, 137 children (117 natural, 5 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 14 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 55 (26 male householders (24 living alone)), 19 female householders (14 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 26 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 38 1-person, 7 2-persons

87 married couples with children.
7 single-parent households (2 men, 5 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common first ancestries reported in 50242 (%)

  • 25%American
  • 25%Dutch
  • 10%English
  • 7%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%Polish
  • 3%Pennsylvania German

Zip code 50242 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • SEARSBORO CITY OF STP (CITY CLERK in SEARSBORO, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF SEARSBORO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • SEARSBORO, CITY OF (CITY HALL in SEARSBORO, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: X (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 50242 marital status for males
Zip code 50242 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 69%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14%Electricity
  • 8%Wood
  • 4%Utility gas
  • 4%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 464. Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-2.8%).

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

  • This state: 346
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 23
  • South: 7
  • West: 14

73% of the 50242 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.

90% of the 50242 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 92% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

12.5%
Iowa:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

16.7%
Iowa:

9.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

54.5%
Iowa:

24.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 37,500Production occupations
  • 36,250Office and administrative support occupations
  • 34,375Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 31,125Sales and related occupations
  • 21,484Management occupations
  • 19,375Material moving occupations
Note: State values scaled to 50242 population

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Services Related to Advertising (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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Most common first names in zip code 50242 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John480.5 years
William482.3 years
Bert363.3 years
Mabel380.9 years
Mildred383.3 years
Nancy347.7 years
Ruth383.0 years
Afton282.0 years
James287.0 years
Carol264.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 50242 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Watson886.5 years
Stanley781.1 years
Fleener575.6 years
Adkins479.5 years
Norman480.5 years
Johnson389.0 years
Mcdowell364.0 years
Sears363.0 years
Phipps355.3 years
Phillips368.7 years
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