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50848 Zip Code (Gravity, IA) Detailed Profile




City: Gravity, IA (0.66%)
County: Taylor County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 294
Zip code population in 2010: 378
Zip code population in 2000: 460

Houses and condos: 171
Renter-occupied apartments: 17
% of renters here:

12%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 50848: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 45.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 50848
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($861)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,434 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $791 (3.0%)

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Males: 147  (50.2%)
Females: 146  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 50848:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 50848:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Zip code 50848 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 50848 (2019)
    • 37699.5%White
    • 20.5%Hispanic or Latino
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $75,325
50848:

$75,325
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 50848 zip code as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 50848 is 421 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:

58.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 50848, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,350 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,350
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $34,391 (reported on 78.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,391
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 52.4% for AGIs below $25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $400 (reported on 35.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$400
Iowa:

$1,537

Profit/loss from business: +$2,633 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,633
State:

+$10,509

Earned income credit: $2,250 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,250
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 71.4%
Here:

71%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 50848, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,925 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,925
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $26,221 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$26,221
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 133.8% for AGIs below $10k, 74.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,345 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,345
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $200 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$200
State:

$2,510

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,556 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,556
State:

+$6,139

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,548 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here +$1,548
State -$74

Total itemized deductions: $10,294 (34% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$10,294
State:

$16,976

Here:

34.2% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI

Total tax: $2,571 (reported on 74.8% of returns)
50848:

$2,571
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,381 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,381
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.5%
Here:

81%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $10k, 74.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$36,286
Iowa:

$61,691
Gravity, IA (50848) map Nearest zip codes: 50862, 51646, 50833, 50857, 50841, 50851.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.8%
Iowa:

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

4.4%
Iowa:

48.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 141


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: 47 (21 now married, 25 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 50848 with a mortgage: 41
Houses without a mortgage: 88

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,166
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $339

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

6.3%
Whole state:

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

3.2%
Whole state:

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

7.2
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 50848: Holt (A), Gravity Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 50848 include: Gravity Church of the Nazarene (A), Gravity Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Gravity Cemetery (1), Washington Cemetery (2), Holt Cemetery (3), Ladoga Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    River: Middle Branch One Hundred and Two River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 161960 to 1969
  • 41950 to 1959
  • 171940 to 1949
  • 1071939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gravity, IA (50848)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gravity, IA (50848)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 132 bedrooms
  • 503 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gravity, IA (50848)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gravity, IA (50848)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 132 bedrooms
  • 23 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gravity, IA (50848) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gravity, IA (50848) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 10no vehicle
  • 241 vehicle
  • 312 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gravity, IA (50848) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gravity, IA (50848) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 61 vehicle
  • 102 vehicles
  • 13 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 50848 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 50848 household income distribution in 2019
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 7$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50848

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 50848
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 18$150,000 to $174,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50848

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 50848
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $630.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $48,853
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $242,116

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $75,325
50848:

$75,325
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,139 - $225,994

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $168,374
Here:

$168,374
State:

$201,113

Mobile homes: $35,588
Here:

$35,588
State:

$75,033
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 50848
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 160
  • Mobile homes: 9

Unemployment: 1.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50848

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 50848
  • 78.2%127Drove a car alone
  • 19.1%31Carpooled
  • 1.2%2Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50848

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 50848
  • 2Less than 5 minutes
  • 125 to 9 minutes
  • 2610 to 14 minutes
  • 1715 to 19 minutes
  • 4220 to 24 minutes
  • 825 to 29 minutes
  • 3230 to 34 minutes
  • 1445 to 59 minutes
  • 390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 294
  • Male householders: 114 (28 living alone), Female householders: 32 (14 living alone)
  • 90 spouses (90 opposite-sex spouses), 4 unmarried partners, (4 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 45 children (43 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 1 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 67 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 1 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 42 1-person, 2 2-persons

16 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (4 men).

100.4% of residents of 50848 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 50848
  • 25%German
  • 17%English
  • 9%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 3%Dutch
  • 1%Swedish

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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • GRAVITY, CITY OF-(SOUTHERN IOWA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION) (HILLCREST AVENUE & 3RD STREET EXTENSION in GRAVITY, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • GRAVITY 2000 (ANY STREET in GRAVITY, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS

Zip code 50848 marital status for males
Zip code 50848 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 11.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 617.

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

  • This state: 206
  • Midwest: 68
  • South: 13
  • West: 5

67% of the 50848 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

93% of the 50848 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Gravity, IA (50848)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Iowa:

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 57,805Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 51,914Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 32,035Production occupations
  • 31,451Education, training, and library occupations
  • 27,861Healthcare support occupations
  • 24,229Management occupations
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

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 50848 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William773.3 years
George583.0 years
John578.4 years
Harry481.7 years
Frank474.0 years
Robert472.7 years
Helen377.0 years
Francis374.7 years
Jessie383.6 years
Kenneth371.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 50848 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beemer785.3 years
Lock575.4 years
Ambrose480.8 years
Akers469.7 years
Blake473.5 years
Briggs480.5 years
Churchill471.7 years
Baker480.3 years
Moore478.5 years
Parks476.7 years
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