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50644 Zip Code (Independence, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Independence, IA (4.32%), Winthrop, IA (0.03%), Quasqueton, IA (0.01%)
County: Buchanan County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 9,144
Zip code population in 2010: 8,648
Zip code population in 2000: 8,796

Houses and condos: 4,221
Renter-occupied apartments: 815
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50644: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 142.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 64 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50644
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.6% ($2,598)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,684 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,491 (1.5%)

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Males: 4,344  (47.5%)
Females: 4,799  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 50644:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50644:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Zip code 50644 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50644 (2019)
    • 8,39997.1%White
    • 951.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 700.8%Two or more races
    • 490.6%Asian
    • 290.3%Black
    • 30.03%American Indian
    • 30.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 6,212
Rural population: 2,931

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $162,987
50644:

$162,987
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in 50644 zip code as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50644 is 407 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:

41.6 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 50644, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,159 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,159
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $42,861 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$42,861
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.4% for AGIs below $25k, 74.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 28.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,972 (reported on 45.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,972
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,848 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,848
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,616 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,616
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,698 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,698
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,407 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
50644:

$9,407
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,080 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
50644:

$17,080
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $19,799 (20% of AGI, reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$19,799
State:

$21,278

Here:

19.9% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 8.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,759 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,759
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,700 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
50644:

$7,700
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,063 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,063
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.3%
Here:

74%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 67.8% for AGIs below $25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 88.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50644, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,972 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,972
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $35,433 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$35,433
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 170.5% for AGIs below $10k, 66.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,072 (reported on 56.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,072
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 24.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,397 (reported on 28.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,397
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,799 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,799
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,375 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,375
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,455 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here +$1,455
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -17.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,950 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
50644:

$2,950
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,588 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,588
Iowa:

$11,928

Total itemized deductions: $15,333 (21% of AGI, reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,333
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.5% for AGIs below $10k, 11.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,652 (3% of AGI, reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,652
State:

$3,089

Here:

3.4% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,228 (reported on 77.1% of returns)
50644:

$5,228
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,487 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,487
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.7%
Here:

77%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 65.8% for AGIs below $10k, 76.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$66,580
Iowa:

$61,691
Independence, IA (50644) map Nearest zip codes: 52329, 50641, 52326, 52210, 50607, 50671.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.2%
Iowa:

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

48.4%
Iowa:

48.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 356
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,299


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 142 (125 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,745 (779 now married, 964 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50644 with a mortgage: 1,531 (20 second mortgage, 247 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,316

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,331
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $491

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

7.2%
Whole state:

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

3.4%
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:

4.2
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 50644: Wapsipinicon Country Club (A), Independence Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Otterville Bridge State Access (C), Buchanan County Fairgrounds (D), Independence Motor Speedway (E), Independence (F), Buchanan County Jail (G), Independence City Police Department (H), Area Ambulance Service Buchanan County (I), Buchanan County Sheriff Department (J), Independence Public Library (K), Independence Fire Department (L), Buchanan County Courthouse (M), Buchanan County Home (N), Independence City Hall (O), Westburg Townhall (P), Sumner Townhall (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50644 include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Freedom Baptist Church (B), Saint John's Catholic Church (C), Bethel Baptist Church (D), Saint James Episcopal Church (E), Living Water Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), Our Redeemer Church (H), Hope Wesleyan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Otterville Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), State Hospital Cemetery (4), Wilson Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6), Littleton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Dry Creek (A), Pine Creek (B), Otter Creek (C), Harter Creek (D), Malone Creek (E), Nash Creek (F), Hunter Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 50644 include: Three Elms County Park (1), Wapsipinicon River Access County Park (2), Cedar Rock State Park (3), Pine Creek County Wildlife Area (4), Crumbacher Wildlife Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1312014 or later
  • 1382010 to 2013
  • 3722000 to 2009
  • 5791990 to 1999
  • 2681980 to 1989
  • 6171970 to 1979
  • 3471960 to 1969
  • 3711950 to 1959
  • 2431940 to 1949
  • 1,1281939 or earlier

Zip code 50644 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Independence, IA (50644)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Independence, IA (50644)
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1041 bedroom
  • 5962 bedrooms
  • 1,3353 bedrooms
  • 5174 bedrooms
  • 1905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Independence, IA (50644)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Independence, IA (50644)
  • 38no bedroom
  • 1751 bedroom
  • 4882 bedrooms
  • 1373 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 79no vehicle
  • 5341 vehicle
  • 1,2172 vehicles
  • 6983 vehicles
  • 2394 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 171no vehicle
  • 4021 vehicle
  • 1892 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50644 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50644 household income distribution in 2019
  • 131Less than $10,000
  • 189$10,000 to $14,999
  • 209$15,000 to $19,999
  • 206$20,000 to $24,999
  • 156$25,000 to $29,999
  • 78$30,000 to $34,999
  • 172$35,000 to $39,999
  • 177$40,000 to $44,999
  • 135$45,000 to $49,999
  • 219$50,000 to $59,999
  • 430$60,000 to $74,999
  • 460$75,000 to $99,999
  • 376$100,000 to $124,999
  • 253$125,000 to $149,999
  • 283$150,000 to $199,999
  • 156$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50644

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50644
  • 77Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 108$80,000 to $89,999
  • 102$90,000 to $99,999
  • 353$100,000 to $124,999
  • 370$125,000 to $149,999
  • 379$150,000 to $174,999
  • 224$175,000 to $199,999
  • 203$200,000 to $249,999
  • 145$250,000 to $299,999
  • 184$300,000 to $399,999
  • 86$400,000 to $499,999
  • 92$500,000 to $749,999
  • 38$750,000 to $999,999
  • 34$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50644

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50644
  • 44$100 to $149
  • 38$150 to $199
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 23$350 to $399
  • 61$400 to $449
  • 59$450 to $499
  • 71$500 to $549
  • 106$550 to $599
  • 83$600 to $649
  • 70$650 to $699
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 26$900 to $999
  • 9$1,500 to $1,999
  • 90No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $764.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $158,471
  • Asian householders: $718,457
  • Some other race householders: $92,373
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $104,278

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,987
50644:

$162,987
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,951 - $219,589

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $229,439
Here:

$229,439
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $105,691
Here:

$105,691
State:

$195,638

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,576
Here:

$306,576
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $35,962
Here:

$35,962
State:

$75,033
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50644
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,466
  • One, attached: 133
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 234
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 121
  • 50 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 119

Unemployment: 1.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50644

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50644
  • 80.3%3,590Drove a car alone
  • 8.7%388Carpooled
  • 0.2%9Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.3%60Bicycle
  • 2.4%108Walked
  • 0.8%37Other means
  • 6.1%271Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50644

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50644
  • 439Less than 5 minutes
  • 8275 to 9 minutes
  • 75610 to 14 minutes
  • 44815 to 19 minutes
  • 19620 to 24 minutes
  • 20525 to 29 minutes
  • 32030 to 34 minutes
  • 15735 to 39 minutes
  • 15340 to 44 minutes
  • 49145 to 59 minutes
  • 6560 to 89 minutes
  • 13890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,144
  • Male householders: 1,715 (565 living alone), Female householders: 1,937 (563 living alone)
  • 1,877 spouses (1,866 opposite-sex spouses), 276 unmarried partners, (276 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,683 children (2,447 natural, 29 adopted, 208 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 0 foster children, 22 other relatives, 218 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 265 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,367 2-persons, 376 3-persons, 378 4-persons, 194 5-persons, 70 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,127 1-person, 118 2-persons

1,475 married couples with children.
682 single-parent households (257 men, 425 women).

96.2% of residents of 50644 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 13% well, 19% not at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 8% well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 113 (1.2%)
(67.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 29%Honduras
  • 21%Romania
  • 12%France
  • 12%Guyana
  • 7%Nicaragua
  • 6%Belgium
  • 3%Sierra Leone
Most common first ancestries reported in 50644
  • 33%German
  • 18%American
  • 8%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 2%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 392010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 161990 to 1999
  • 33Before 1990

Zip code 50644 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BIG SKY FLYING SERVICE (1684 230TH STREET in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: RICH, KYLE E DBA/BIG SKY FLYING SERVICE
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (211 9TH AVE SE in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-103105 409
    Organizations: INDEPENDENCE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BIG SKY FLYING SVC (HWY 210 in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1994-0355, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BRUENING ROCK PRODUCTS INCORPORATED BROOKS QUARRY (2076 220TH STREET in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Organizations: BRUENING ROCK PRODUCTS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BRUENING ROCK PROD INC (BROOKS
  • SCHUYLER AG AVIATION (1684 230TH STREET in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: SHUYLER AG AVIATION
  • BUCHANAN COUNTY COOPERATIVE (209 10TH AVENUE NW in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: BUCHANAN COMPANY COOP
  • ROSCOES SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION (415 FIRST STREET EAST in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BRUCE ROSCOVIUS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • SWISS VALLEY AG SERVICE (600 11TH STREET NORTHEAST in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: H HALFORD & SONS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: SWISS VALLEY FARMS COMPANY INDEPENDENCE NH3
  • NEOWA FS INC INDEPENDENCE-AA (1859 GOLF COURSE BOULEVARD in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: NEOWA FARM SERVICE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NEOWA FARM SERIVCE INC
  • PINE RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK (C/O PINE RIDGE M. H. PARK in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MOBILE HOME SITES
    Organizations: RAYMOND & BERDINE SEE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PRIES ENTERPRISES INC. (701 17TH STREET SOUTHEAST in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ALUMINUM EXTRUDED PRODUCTS
    Organizations: MERLE MCMAHON (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PRIES ENTERPRISES INC-FORMER SITE OF
  • BUCHANAN CNTY SANITARY LNDFLL (1676 KENTUCKY AVE in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • SUNOCO SERVICE STATION-FORMER SITE OF (202 1ST ST W in INDEPENDENCE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 50644 marital status for males
Zip code 50644 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 8,466. Population change in the 1990s: +330 (+3.9%).

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

  • This state: 7,728
  • Northeast: 159
  • Midwest: 744
  • South: 227
  • West: 130

61% of the 50644 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

88% of the 50644 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Independence, IA (50644)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 197
Here:

21.2%
Iowa:

9.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

38.7%
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 ($)
  • 93,843Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 79,031Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 77,297Legal occupations
  • 74,272Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 68,361Business and financial operations occupations
  • 67,260Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WAPSIPINICON FORESTRY SERVICE (1512 3RD ST in INDEPENDENCE, IA) : $29,976 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $14,988 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Land Treatment Practices Services (plowing/clearing, etc.). Taking place in MN. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $14,988 with Army for Land Treatment Practices Services (plowing/clearing, etc.). Taking place in MN. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2005-10-31.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (50-99: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (50-99: 1, 5-9: 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:

  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fires - 37 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 50644 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.2%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 50644
    • 15645.2%Structure Fires
    • 13037.7%Outside Fires
    • 4813.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.2%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 50644, Iowa

Most common first names in zip code 50644 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8079.2 years
John7377.0 years
William5679.8 years
Robert4470.1 years
Charles4277.7 years
James4071.3 years
Donald3871.1 years
Harold3874.5 years
George3576.7 years
Richard3169.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 50644 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3580.7 years
Smith3479.7 years
Weber2775.4 years
Johnson2678.8 years
Brown2379.5 years
Williams1875.3 years
Rasmussen1775.9 years
Nelson1479.6 years
Obrien1279.9 years
Scott1267.0 years
Businesses in zip code 50644
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1True Value1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
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