50540 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Fonda, IA (0.98%), Varina, IA (0.08%)
Counties: Pocahontas County, IA (71.06%), Calhoun County, IA (28.94%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 916
Zip code population in 2010: 1,022
Zip code population in 2000: 1,224

Houses and condos: 462
Renter-occupied apartments: 79
% of renters here:

20%
State:

29%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 50540: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 106.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50540
Zip code 50540 (Fonda, Iowa) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.1% ($632)
Iowa:

1.5% ($1,886)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $665 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $605 (1.1%)

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Males: 409  (44.7%)
Females: 507  (55.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 50540:

For population 15 years and over in 50540:

Zip code 50540 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50540

  • Zip code 50540 races chart
    • 942White population
    • 3Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 3Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 8Two or more races population
    • 63Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $60,000
50540:

$60,000
Iowa:

$126,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 50540 zip code as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 50540 to the number of sex offenders is 1,102 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50540, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,802 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,802
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $35,663 (reported on 79.2% of returns)
Here:

$35,663
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.9% for AGIs below $25k, 71.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $932 (reported on 39.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$932
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,450 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,450
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$733 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$733
State:

+$11,802

Profit/loss from business: +$6,013 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,013
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $4,960 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
50540:

$4,960
Iowa:

$11,773

Total itemized deductions: $16,450 (16% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,450
State:

$21,278

Here:

16.2% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $1,843 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,843
State:

$4,044

Taxes paid: $7,038 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
50540:

$7,038
State:

$8,846

Earned income credit: $2,571 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,571
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 77.1%
Here:

77%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 81.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50540, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,757 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,757
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $25,741 (reported on 76.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,741
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 125.7% for AGIs below $10k, 64.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 28.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,510 (reported on 49.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,510
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,462 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,462
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$1,985 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,985
State:

+$8,574

Profit/loss from farming: +$7,128 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here +$7,128
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -37.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,817 (35% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$15,817
State:

$16,976

Here:

35.2% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,091 (4% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,091
State:

$3,089

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $3,925 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
50540:

$3,925
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,493 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,493
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.5%
Here:

77%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 70.0% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$44,740
Iowa:

$52,229
Fonda, IA (50540) map Nearest zip codes: 50593, 50575, 50568, 50551, 50561, 50574.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.9%
Iowa:

49.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
Iowa:

6.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 51
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 342


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (4 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 190 (114 now married, 76 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50540 with a mortgage: 111 (6 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 203

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $798
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S320

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.9%
Whole state:

12.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

10.4%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 50540: Williams Township Hall (A), Fonda Golf Course (B), Fonda (C), Cora (D), Kelly Access Area (E), Fonda Ambulance Service (F), Fonda Volunteer Fire Department (G), Fonda Opera House Museum (H), Fonda Public Library (I), Fonda City Hall (J), Varina Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50540 include: Zion United Methodist Church (A), United Church of Christ (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Columbkille's Cemetery (1), Saint John Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3), Elfsborg - Dover Township Cemetery (4), Cedar Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Towhead Lake (A), Sunken Island Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Prairie Creek (A), Little Cedar Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 50540 include: Sunken Grove State Game Management Area (1), Towhead Lake State Game Management Area (2), Townhead Lake State Game Mgt Area (3), Leo Shimon Marsh Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 1291970 to 1979
  • 681960 to 1969
  • 361950 to 1959
  • 371940 to 1949
  • 1271939 or earlier

Zip code 50540 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fonda, IA (50540)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 1373 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fonda, IA (50540)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 422 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fonda, IA (50540) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 8no vehicle
  • 771 vehicle
  • 1222 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Fonda, IA (50540) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7no vehicle
  • 361 vehicle
  • 202 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $432.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,000
50540:

$60,000
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,900 - $106,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 2.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 883

Size of family households: 146 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 131 1-person, 16 2-persons

187 married couples with children.
27 single-parent households (27 women).

97.1% of residents of 50540 zip code speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 20% well, 20% not well).

Foreign born population: 10 (1.1%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 50540 (%)

  • 43%German
  • 12%Irish
  • 6%Norwegian
  • 6%Other groups
  • 5%American
  • 5%English
  • 2%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 10Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 50540 marital status for males
Zip code 50540 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Utility gas
  • 29%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15%Electricity
  • 5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 1,438. Population change in the 1990s: -214 (-14.9%).

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


75% of the 50540 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

94% of the 50540 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

7.5%
Iowa:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

8.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

33.3%
Iowa:

24.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 49,792Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 45,417Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 41,875Management occupations
  • 39,688Education, training, and library occupations
  • 37,000Transportation occupations
  • 34,000Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 36 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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
Most common first names in zip code 50540 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2576.0 years
Mary2084.6 years
William1780.3 years
Margaret1183.1 years
Edward1177.6 years
Anna1084.7 years
George1079.6 years
James1077.0 years
Clara986.2 years
Henry983.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 50540 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy1382.1 years
Prendergast1283.6 years
Johnson1177.5 years
Mullen1174.4 years
Smith1068.6 years
Hersom1080.2 years
Miller977.9 years
Fitzgerald785.1 years
Mohr783.6 years
Peterson778.0 years

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