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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 2016: 8,954
Zip code population in 2010: 8,648
Zip code population in 2000: 8,796

Houses and condos: 4,070
Renter-occupied apartments: 804
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 50644: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 142.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 63 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50644
Zip code 50644 (Independence, Iowa) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.5% ($2,128)
Iowa:

1.6% ($2,209)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,104 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,180 (1.7%)

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Males: 4,329  (48.3%)
Females: 4,625  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 50644:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50644:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Zip code 50644 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50644

  • Zip code 50644 races chart
    • 8,399White population
    • 29Black population
    • 3American Indian population
    • 49Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 70Two or more races population
    • 95Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 6,083
Rural population: 2,870

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $144,288
50644:

$144,288
Iowa:

$142,300



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in 50644 zip code as of August 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 50644 to the number of sex offenders is 640 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:

40.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.0 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 2016:
This zip code:

$56,068
Iowa:

$56,247
Independence, IA (50644) map Nearest zip codes: 52329, 50641, 52326, 52210, 50607, 50671.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.7%
Iowa:

48.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.7%
Iowa:

6.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 296
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,362


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 127 (127 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,720 (833 now married, 882 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50644 with a mortgage: 1,597 (26 second mortgage, 286 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,245

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,192
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

8.1%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
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

  • 127Built 2014 or later
  • 76Built 2010 to 2013
  • 463Built 2000 to 2009
  • 486Built 1990 to 1999
  • 347Built 1980 to 1989
  • 654Built 1970 to 1979
  • 465Built 1960 to 1969
  • 329Built 1950 to 1959
  • 163Built 1940 to 1949
  • 998Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 50644 population

Zip code 50644 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Independence, IA (50644)

  • 14no bedroom
  • 991 bedroom
  • 6822 bedrooms
  • 1,3103 bedrooms
  • 5284 bedrooms
  • 1955+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50644 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Independence, IA (50644)

  • 13no bedroom
  • 2011 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 714 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50644 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 126no vehicle
  • 6691 vehicle
  • 1,1562 vehicles
  • 6143 vehicles
  • 2164 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50644 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Independence, IA (50644) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 133no vehicle
  • 3311 vehicle
  • 2682 vehicles
  • 433 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 50644 population

  • Zip code 50644 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 50644 household income distribution in 2016
  • 164Less than $10,000
  • 150$10,000 to $14,999
  • 266$15,000 to $19,999
  • 177$20,000 to $24,999
  • 162$25,000 to $29,999
  • 150$30,000 to $34,999
  • 181$35,000 to $39,999
  • 231$40,000 to $44,999
  • 151$45,000 to $49,999
  • 303$50,000 to $59,999
  • 362$60,000 to $74,999
  • 512$75,000 to $99,999
  • 266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 230$125,000 to $149,999
  • 140$150,000 to $199,999
  • 184$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 50644

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 50644
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 103$50,000 to $59,999
  • 60$60,000 to $69,999
  • 160$70,000 to $79,999
  • 147$80,000 to $89,999
  • 132$90,000 to $99,999
  • 383$100,000 to $124,999
  • 312$125,000 to $149,999
  • 269$150,000 to $174,999
  • 105$175,000 to $199,999
  • 340$200,000 to $249,999
  • 147$250,000 to $299,999
  • 145$300,000 to $399,999
  • 55$400,000 to $499,999
  • 59$500,000 to $749,999
  • 32$750,000 to $999,999
  • 33$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 50644

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 50644
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 44$150 to $199
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 62$350 to $399
  • 40$400 to $449
  • 97$450 to $499
  • 128$500 to $549
  • 63$550 to $599
  • 39$600 to $649
  • 21$650 to $699
  • 22$700 to $749
  • 23$750 to $799
  • 41$800 to $899
  • 16$1,000 to $1,249
  • 72No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $689.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $175,717.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $140,290
  • Asian householders: $636,030
  • Some other race householders: $81,775
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $92,315

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,288
50644:

$144,288
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,483 - $228,755

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $192,755
Here:

$192,755
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $129,617
Here:

$129,617
State:

$194,502

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,299
Here:

$140,299
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $32,805
Here:

$32,805
State:

$49,582

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,330
  • One, attached: 109
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 237
  • 5 to 9: 87
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • Mobile homes: 114

Unemployment: 1.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50644

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50644
  • 79.2%3,496Drove a car alone
  • 6.3%279Carpooled
  • 0.4%16Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.4%60Bicycle
  • 5.4%237Walked
  • 3.2%140Other means
  • 4.1%180Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50644

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50644
  • 358Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1555 to 9 minutes
  • 77710 to 14 minutes
  • 37115 to 19 minutes
  • 24120 to 24 minutes
  • 23825 to 29 minutes
  • 40630 to 34 minutes
  • 12135 to 39 minutes
  • 9840 to 44 minutes
  • 29045 to 59 minutes
  • 8760 to 89 minutes
  • 3490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,673
  • In family households: 6,897 (1,172 male householders, 1,028 female householders)
    1,837 spouses, 2,568 children (2,393 natural, 63 adopted, 113 stepchildren), 101 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 29 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,782 (642 male householders (555 living alone)), 808 female householders (673 living alone)), 328 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 280 (374 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,158 2-persons, 420 3-persons, 346 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,228 1-person, 185 2-persons, 36 4-persons

1,672 married couples with children.
388 single-parent households (75 men, 313 women).

94.7% of residents of 50644 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 2% well, 52% not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% very well, 24% well, 3% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 220 (2.5%)
(61.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 15%Bangladesh
  • 13%France
  • 7%Russia
  • 6%Romania
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 5%Belgium
  • 4%Japan

Most common first ancestries reported in 50644 (%)

  • 36%German
  • 18%American
  • 8%Irish
  • 5%Pennsylvania German
  • 4%English
  • 2%Norwegian
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 942010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 83Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 50644 population

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: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 63%Utility gas
  • 20%Electricity
  • 13%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Wood
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%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: 7,454
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 672
  • South: 261
  • West: 150

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.

90% of the 50644 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 209
Here:

19.2%
Iowa:

9.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

6.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

63.2%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 74,618Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 63,686Management occupations
  • 62,349Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 58,833Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 56,700Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 50,065Transportation occupations
Note: State values scaled to 50644 population

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 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:

  • 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
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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