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50268 Zip Code (What Cheer, IA) Detailed Profile




City: What Cheer, IA (2.60%)
Counties: Keokuk County, IA (81.64%), Mahaska County, IA (18.36%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,070
Zip code population in 2010: 993
Zip code population in 2000: 1,050

Houses and condos: 526
Renter-occupied apartments: 116
% of renters here:

26%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50268: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 47.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50268
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,049)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,204 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $908 (2.2%)

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Males: 494  (46.2%)
Females: 576  (53.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 50268:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50268:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

Zip code 50268 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50268 (2019)
    • 98198.8%White
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 10.1%American Indian
    • 10.1%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $60,153
50268:

$60,153
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 50268 zip code as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50268 is 335 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50268, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,856 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,856
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $33,388 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$33,388
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.3% for AGIs below $25k, 74.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 140.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,138 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,138
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,600 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,600
State:

$4,542

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,800 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,800
State:

+$11,802

Profit/loss from business: +$4,100 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,100
State:

+$10,509

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,300 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
50268:

$6,300
Iowa:

$11,773

Total itemized deductions: $14,733 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,733
State:

$21,278

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $800 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$800
State:

$4,044

Taxes paid: $4,683 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
50268:

$4,683
State:

$8,846

Earned income credit: $2,188 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,188
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.7%
Here:

67%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $25k, 70.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50268, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,267 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,267
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $30,148 (reported on 81.7% of returns)
Here:

$30,148
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.4% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,835 (reported on 40.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,835
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $1,221 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,221
State:

$2,510

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,065 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,065
State:

+$6,139

Profit/loss from business: +$3,581 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$3,581
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,469 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here +$1,469
State -$74

IRA payment deduction: $3,867 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
50268:

$3,867
Iowa:

$2,970

Total itemized deductions: $13,274 (26% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$13,274
State:

$16,976

Here:

26.4% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,189 (2% of AGI, reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,189
State:

$3,089

Here:

2.0% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $2,994 (reported on 74.9% of returns)
50268:

$2,994
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,563 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,563
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 79.0%
Here:

79%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 77.5% for AGIs below $10k, 79.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$43,874
Iowa:

$61,691
What Cheer, IA (50268) map Nearest zip codes: 50255, 50104, 52550, 50136, 52586, 50027.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.2%
Iowa:

46.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

65.7%
Iowa:

48.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 87
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 352


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 19 (19 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 192 (125 now married, 65 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50268 with a mortgage: 114 (3 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 217

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $935
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

11.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 50268: What Cheer Fire Department (A), What Cheer Police Department (B), What Cheer Public Library (C), What Cheer Brick School Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50268 include: United Methodist Church (A), Christian Church Disciples (B), What Cheer Christian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rice Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Friends Cemetery (3), Highland Cemetery (4), Humes Cemetery (5), Indianapolis Cemetery (6), Lutheran Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Smith Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 102010 to 2013
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 851970 to 1979
  • 231960 to 1969
  • 101950 to 1959
  • 301940 to 1949
  • 2851939 or earlier

Zip code 50268 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in What Cheer, IA (50268)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in What Cheer, IA (50268)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 772 bedrooms
  • 1633 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in What Cheer, IA (50268)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in What Cheer, IA (50268)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 133 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in What Cheer, IA (50268) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in What Cheer, IA (50268) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 951 vehicle
  • 1142 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in What Cheer, IA (50268) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in What Cheer, IA (50268) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 401 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50268 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50268 household income distribution in 2019
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 42$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 56$60,000 to $74,999
  • 35$75,000 to $99,999
  • 35$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50268

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50268
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 24$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 6$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50268

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50268
  • 1Less than $100
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 9No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $782.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $50,962
  • Some other race householders: $75,190
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $75,190

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $60,153
50268:

$60,153
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,169 - $122,231

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $111,820
Here:

$111,820
State:

$201,113

Mobile homes: $245,993
Here:

$245,993
State:

$75,033
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50268

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 463
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 30

Unemployment: 4.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50268

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50268
  • 62.5%284Drove a car alone
  • 21.4%97Carpooled
  • 0.2%1Motorcycle
  • 3.3%15Walked
  • 5.7%26Other means
  • 6.4%29Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50268

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50268
  • 26Less than 5 minutes
  • 335 to 9 minutes
  • 4010 to 14 minutes
  • 1715 to 19 minutes
  • 5720 to 24 minutes
  • 3525 to 29 minutes
  • 8330 to 34 minutes
  • 835 to 39 minutes
  • 3140 to 44 minutes
  • 5145 to 59 minutes
  • 2360 to 89 minutes
  • 1590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 42.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,070
  • Male householders: 201 (70 living alone), Female householders: 243 (84 living alone)
  • 209 spouses (199 opposite-sex spouses), 39 unmarried partners, (39 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 317 children (295 natural, 0 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 0 foster children, 45 other relatives, 6 non-relatives

Size of family households: 132 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 153 1-person, 27 2-persons, 2 5-persons

232 married couples with children.
42 single-parent households (36 men, 6 women).

98.5% of residents of 50268 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% very well, 57% well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 22 (2.1%)
(47.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 77%Honduras
  • 18%Ghana
Most common first ancestries reported in 50268
  • 18%Irish
  • 16%American
  • 11%German
  • 9%English
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%French
  • 2%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 7Before 1990

Zip code 50268 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • WHAT CHEER CITY OF STP (CITY CLERK in WHAT CHEER, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF WHAT CHEER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • VERNIE'S GARAGE-FORMER SITE OF (6 BROADWAY ST in WHAT CHEER, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.

Zip code 50268 marital status for males
Zip code 50268 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 1,108.

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

  • This state: 888
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 83
  • South: 38
  • West: 21

76% of the 50268 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

89% of the 50268 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in What Cheer, IA (50268)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Iowa:

9.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

23.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 48,354Management occupations
  • 46,292Material moving occupations
  • 34,733Production occupations
  • 34,153Construction and extraction occupations
  • 32,536Transportation occupations
  • 31,438Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Convention and Trade Show Organizers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (1-4: 1)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 50268 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (44.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 50268
    • 8145.0%Structure Fires
    • 8044.4%Outside Fires
    • 179.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 50268, Iowa

Most common first names in zip code 50268 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1580.7 years
John1179.8 years
Mary1084.5 years
Robert969.6 years
Margaret988.2 years
Opal877.5 years
Richard869.8 years
Roy777.0 years
Anna788.5 years
Fred682.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 50268 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Armstrong1181.4 years
Kitzman781.3 years
Smith782.0 years
Vanpatten781.3 years
Moore784.4 years
Danner676.3 years
Molyneux683.8 years
Thomas679.5 years
White679.8 years
Mckay682.9 years
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