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50579 Zip Code (Rockwell City, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Rockwell City, IA (3.04%), Twin Lakes, IA (1.36%)
County: Calhoun County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 2,857
Zip code population in 2010: 2,405
Zip code population in 2000: 2,929

Houses and condos: 1,375
Renter-occupied apartments: 254
% of renters here:

24%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50579: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 137.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50579
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,290)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,338 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,251 (1.4%)

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Males: 1,670  (58.5%)
Females: 1,187  (41.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 50579:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50579:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

Zip code 50579 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50579 (2019)
    • 2,36298.2%White
    • 150.6%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Asian
    • 70.3%Black
    • 80.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.08%American Indian
    • 10.04%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $85,585
50579:

$85,585
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 50579 zip code as of August 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50579 is 1,409 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50579, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $57,529 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,529
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $38,290 (reported on 80.7% of returns)
Here:

$38,290
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.0% for AGIs below $25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,735 (reported on 42.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,735
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,026 (reported on 24.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,026
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,837 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,837
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,762 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

+$8,762
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,514 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
50579:

$10,514
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $28,350 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
50579:

$28,350
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $20,421 (20% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,421
State:

$21,278

Here:

20.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,179 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,179
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,782 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
50579:

$6,782
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,963 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,963
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 79.8%
Here:

80%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 73.7% for AGIs below $25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50579, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,065 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,065
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $29,314 (reported on 79.6% of returns)
Here:

$29,314
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.0% for AGIs below $10k, 63.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 38.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,808 (reported on 53.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,808
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,929 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,929
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,234 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,234
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,198 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,198
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$4,876 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here +$4,876
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,352 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
50579:

$3,352
Iowa:

$2,970

Total itemized deductions: $16,395 (25% of AGI, reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,395
State:

$16,976

Here:

24.9% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.8% for AGIs below $10k, 15.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,201 (5% of AGI, reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,201
State:

$3,089

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,826 (reported on 74.6% of returns)
50579:

$4,826
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,268 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,268
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.1%
Here:

80%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 95.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,838
Iowa:

$61,691
Rockwell City, IA (50579) map Nearest zip codes: 50551, 51453, 51449, 50563, 50575, 50586.
Twin Lakes Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.9%
Iowa:

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

6.4%
Iowa:

48.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 79
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,001


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 5 (5 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 432 (218 now married, 213 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50579 with a mortgage: 353 (7 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 475

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $925
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $378

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

13.0%
Whole state:

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

6.6%
Whole state:

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

6.7
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50579: Highway Number Twenty Rest Area (A), Richards (B), Sherwood (C), Farmers Co-op Elevator (D), Rockwell City (E), Twin Lakes Golf Club (F), Iowa State Reformatory for Women (G), Rockwell City Emergency Medical Services (H), Calhoun County Historical Library (I), Calhoun County Museum (J), Calhoun County Sheriff's Office (K), Calhoun County Courthouse (L), Rockwell City Fire Department (M), Rockwell City Library (N), Rockwell City Hall (O), North Central Correctional Facility (P), Calhoun County Home (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Home Valley Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 50579 include: Saint Paul American Lutheran Church (A), Saint Francis Catholic Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Evangelical Free Church (E), Rockwell City United Methodist Church (F), Immanuel Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rosehill Cemetery (1), Roby Cemetery (2), Piper Cemetery (3), Greenwood Cemetery (4), Saint Francis Cemetery (5), Reformatory Cemetery (6), Twin Lakes Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: South Twin Lake (A), North Twin Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 50579 include: North Twin Lake Wildlife Management Area (1), South Twin Lake Wildlife Management Area (2), Highway Number Four Recreation Area (3), Logan Wildlife Area (4), Center Wildlife Area (5), Featherstone Memorial County Park (6), Rockwell City Park (7), Site of Pioneer Children's Grave Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 602014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 871980 to 1989
  • 1431970 to 1979
  • 1961960 to 1969
  • 2591950 to 1959
  • 841940 to 1949
  • 4901939 or earlier

Zip code 50579 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rockwell City, IA (50579)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rockwell City, IA (50579)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 2082 bedrooms
  • 3583 bedrooms
  • 2064 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwell City, IA (50579)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwell City, IA (50579)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 712 bedrooms
  • 673 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwell City, IA (50579) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwell City, IA (50579) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 1551 vehicle
  • 2652 vehicles
  • 1773 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwell City, IA (50579) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwell City, IA (50579) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 29no vehicle
  • 1411 vehicle
  • 582 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50579 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50579 household income distribution in 2019
  • 92Less than $10,000
  • 53$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 51$25,000 to $29,999
  • 68$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 60$40,000 to $44,999
  • 69$45,000 to $49,999
  • 66$50,000 to $59,999
  • 175$60,000 to $74,999
  • 124$75,000 to $99,999
  • 88$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • 30$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50579

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50579
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 63$40,000 to $49,999
  • 84$50,000 to $59,999
  • 55$60,000 to $69,999
  • 56$70,000 to $79,999
  • 46$80,000 to $89,999
  • 28$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $174,999
  • 54$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18$200,000 to $249,999
  • 37$250,000 to $299,999
  • 24$300,000 to $399,999
  • 44$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50579

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50579
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 81$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 15$1,500 to $1,999
  • 24No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $625.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $84,718
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $148,799

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,585
50579:

$85,585
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,845 - $175,713

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $164,522
Here:

$164,522
State:

$201,113
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50579
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,177
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 39
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 33
  • 50 or more: 51

Unemployment: 2.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50579

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50579
  • 83.0%897Drove a car alone
  • 8.5%92Carpooled
  • 0.5%5Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.0%22Walked
  • 0.9%10Other means
  • 4.7%51Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50579

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50579
  • 204Less than 5 minutes
  • 2215 to 9 minutes
  • 8610 to 14 minutes
  • 6815 to 19 minutes
  • 9920 to 24 minutes
  • 7225 to 29 minutes
  • 10630 to 34 minutes
  • 2635 to 39 minutes
  • 3440 to 44 minutes
  • 5845 to 59 minutes
  • 2660 to 89 minutes
  • 2390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,857
  • Male householders: 542 (134 living alone), Female householders: 535 (185 living alone)
  • 562 spouses (562 opposite-sex spouses), 66 unmarried partners, (60 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 511 children (468 natural, 18 adopted, 25 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 foster children, 6 other relatives, 8 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 611 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 378 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 130 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 319 1-person, 75 2-persons, 2 3-persons

295 married couples with children.
124 single-parent households (42 men, 82 women).

98.7% of residents of 50579 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 27 (0.9%)
(78.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 46%Eritrea
  • 23%Poland
  • 15%Hong Kong
  • 4%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 50579
  • 37%German
  • 13%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 4%Swedish
  • 3%European
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 23Before 1990

Zip code 50579 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ROCKWELL CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (330 BROWER STREET in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-135625 427
    Organizations: ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON HIGH SCHOOL (1000 TONAWANDA AVE in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-135625 172
    Organizations: ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ROCKWELL CITY SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT (335 MAIN STREET in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF ROCKWELL CITY (CONTACT/OWNER) , ROCKWELL, CITY OF STP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ROCKWELL CITY, CITY OF STP, ROCKWELL CITY OF STP
  • US POST OFFICE (520 4TH ST in ROCKWELL CITY, IA) . Federal Facility
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: USPS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • SAFETY-KLEEN HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (105 EAST COURT STREET in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROCKWELL CITY SECONDARY ROAD COMPLEX (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • TWIN LAKES SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT (2202 OGDEN AVENUE in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: TWIN LAKES SANITARY DISTRICT S (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NORTHERN NATURAL GAS CO (2710 PRESTON AVE in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AMERICAN CONCRETE PRODUCTS INCORPORATED (HIGHWAY 20 WEST in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
  • C&S PRODUCTS CO INC (305 LAPEDALE DR in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: CLOSED FACILITY -- C&S PRODUCTS CO INC, SAW MILL VALLEY, SAWMILL VALLEY WOODCRAFTERS
  • CAL-CAR SERVICE CO (NO STREET ADDRESS in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • RICHARDS COOP (NO STREET ADDRESS in RICHARDS, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON SCHOOL DISTRICT (1000 WEST TONAWANDA AVE. in ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON CSD
  • NEW COOPERATIVE INCORPORATED (2764 320TH STREET in RANDS, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: RANDS ELEVATOR CO.

Zip code 50579 marital status for males
Zip code 50579 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 2,952.

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

  • This state: 2,316
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 259
  • South: 103
  • West: 93

56% of the 50579 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

76% of the 50579 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Rockwell City, IA (50579)

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): 5
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

3.9%
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 ($)
  • 74,974Business and financial operations occupations
  • 60,495Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 55,602Health technologists and technicians
  • 54,227Transportation occupations
  • 53,392Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,704Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (20-49: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 2)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction (10-19: 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 408 people in state prisons
  • 41 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 23 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 50579 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.3%), and Structure Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 50579
    • 7540.3%Outside Fires
    • 6836.6%Structure Fires
    • 3418.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 50579, Iowa

Most common first names in zip code 50579 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3380.6 years
William2878.8 years
Mary2682.1 years
Charles2478.5 years
Margaret1781.6 years
Frank1681.5 years
George1676.4 years
Hazel1684.9 years
James1676.5 years
Ruth1583.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 50579 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2081.9 years
Miller1275.8 years
Anderson1281.0 years
Hendricks1179.1 years
Hildreth1174.9 years
Powers1085.5 years
Knapp1082.3 years
Smith980.5 years
Clark988.6 years
Onnen875.1 years

Businesses in zip code 50579

  • Subway: 1

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