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50478 Zip Code (Thompson, IA) Detailed Profile




City: Thompson, IA (1.19%)
County: Winnebago County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 644
Zip code population in 2010: 775
Zip code population in 2000: 957

Houses and condos: 450
Renter-occupied apartments: 55
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50478: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 73.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,032)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,304 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $980 (1.2%)

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Males: 319  (49.5%)
Females: 325  (50.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 50478:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50478:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Zip code 50478 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50478 (2019)
    • 75797.7%White
    • 81.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.6%Asian
    • 50.6%Two or more races
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $91,777
50478:

$91,777
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 50478 zip code as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50478 is 440 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.8 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50478, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $56,333 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,333
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $33,397 (reported on 76.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,397
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.1% for AGIs below $25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,106 (reported on 41.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,106
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,300 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,300
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,167 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,167
State:

+$10,509

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,060 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
50478:

$10,060
Iowa:

$11,773

Total itemized deductions: $21,371 (19% of AGI, reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,371
State:

$21,278

Here:

19.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $2,517 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,517
State:

$4,044

Taxes paid: $6,313 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
50478:

$6,313
State:

$8,846

Earned income credit: $1,800 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 76.7%
Here:

77%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50478, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,716 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,716
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $28,312 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
Here:

$28,312
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,259 (reported on 51.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,259
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 6.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $573 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$573
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$129 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$129
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,606 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,606
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$8,250 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here +$8,250
State -$74

IRA payment deduction: $1,933 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
50478:

$1,933
Iowa:

$2,970

Total itemized deductions: $11,720 (26% of AGI, reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$11,720
State:

$16,976

Here:

25.8% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,000 (3% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,000
State:

$3,089

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $3,323 (reported on 73.7% of returns)
50478:

$3,323
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,833 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,833
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 78.0%
Here:

78%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 63.7% for AGIs below $10k, 86.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$49,015
Iowa:

$61,691
Thompson, IA (50478) map Nearest zip codes: 50473, 50453, 56051, 50424, 50465, 56014.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.0%
Iowa:

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

22.2%
Iowa:

48.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 24
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 332


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 101 (57 now married, 43 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50478 with a mortgage: 139 (11 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 161

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,027
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $385

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

11.4%
Whole state:

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

1.6%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50478: Winnebago County Fairgrounds (A), Northland Cooperative Elevator (B), Thompson Rescue Unit (C), Thompson Fire Department (D), Thompson Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50478 include: Trinity Church (A), Linden Church (B), Bethany Lutheran Church (C), Methodist Church (D), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), West Prairie Cemetery (2), Eden Township Cemetery (3), Linden Township Cemetery (4), Linden Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 50478: Luke Rossiter Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 42014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 581970 to 1979
  • 191960 to 1969
  • 811950 to 1959
  • 361940 to 1949
  • 1831939 or earlier

Zip code 50478 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Thompson, IA (50478)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Thompson, IA (50478)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 432 bedrooms
  • 2353 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Thompson, IA (50478)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Thompson, IA (50478)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 253 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Thompson, IA (50478) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Thompson, IA (50478) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 491 vehicle
  • 1182 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Thompson, IA (50478) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Thompson, IA (50478) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 432 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50478 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50478 household income distribution in 2019
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $44,999
  • 14$45,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $74,999
  • 58$75,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50478

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50478
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 40$70,000 to $79,999
  • 40$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 20$175,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50478

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50478
  • 15$200 to $249
  • 6$300 to $349
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 10No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $712.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $84,769

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,777
50478:

$91,777
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,375 - $132,479

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $86,898
Here:

$86,898
State:

$201,113
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50478
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 424
  • Two: 1
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 2

Unemployment: 4.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50478

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50478
  • 79.1%257Drove a car alone
  • 8.0%26Carpooled
  • 0.6%2Walked
  • 12.3%40Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50478

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50478
  • 23Less than 5 minutes
  • 255 to 9 minutes
  • 4810 to 14 minutes
  • 3615 to 19 minutes
  • 8820 to 24 minutes
  • 1925 to 29 minutes
  • 1930 to 34 minutes
  • 1340 to 44 minutes
  • 245 to 59 minutes
  • 960 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 644
  • Male householders: 204 (112 living alone), Female householders: 150 (47 living alone)
  • 148 spouses (148 opposite-sex spouses), 4 unmarried partners, (4 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 123 children (121 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 foster children, 2 other relatives, 8 non-relatives

Size of family households: 116 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 9 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 159 1-person, 12 2-persons

80 married couples with children.
26 single-parent households (26 women).

99.0% of residents of 50478 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 16 (2.6%)
(12.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 82%Honduras
  • 6%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 50478
  • 35%German
  • 30%Norwegian
  • 8%English
  • 2%American
  • 1%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 112010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 6Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NORTH IOWA MIDDLE SCH (108 4TH AVENUE W in THOMPSON, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-950873 172
    Organizations: NORTH IOWA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • THOMPSON CITY OF STP (167 SECOND AVE. in THOMPSON, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF THOMPSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • A & B WELDING (10379 90TH AVE in THOMPSON, IA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; WELDING AND SOLDERING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ARLIN J KIEL (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • DAN'S REPAIR (103 1ST AVE in THOMPSON, 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: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • HEARTLAND POWER COOPERATIVE (216 JACKSON STREET PO BOX 65 in THOMPSON, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES

Zip code 50478 marital status for males
Zip code 50478 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 11.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 1,178.

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

  • This state: 361
  • Midwest: 225
  • South: 4
  • West: 16

65% of the 50478 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

90% of the 50478 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Thompson, IA (50478)

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):
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

6.6%
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 ($)
  • 58,661Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 56,035Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,325Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,355Construction and extraction occupations
  • 47,968Education, training, and library occupations
  • 44,269Management occupations

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

  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1)
  • Construction: Other Building Equipment Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (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
Most common first names in zip code 50478 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna985.9 years
John977.1 years
Harry678.2 years
James578.0 years
Mary575.0 years
Harold478.5 years
Ernest475.7 years
Helen490.5 years
Arthur459.8 years
Charles471.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 50478 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1675.9 years
Thorland878.5 years
Bell783.5 years
Larson784.0 years
Johnson782.1 years
Hauan774.9 years
Erickson683.5 years
Anderson686.2 years
Hagenson677.0 years
Florence581.2 years
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