ZIP Code 50009 - Altoona Iowa

ZIP Code 50009 is located in Altoona Iowa. Portions of 50009 are also in Bondurant and Pleasant Hill and Des Moines and Clay Township (Polk County) and Delaware Township (Polk County) and Beaver Township (Polk County) and Douglas Township (Polk County). 50009 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50009 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameAltoona
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)21,402
Area Code(s)515
Current Time
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50009 Demographics

50009 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Iowa based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 50009 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50009 is White. The current unemployment level in 50009 is 3.5%.

Population21,402
Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density748 People per Square Mile
Total Households6,338
Percentage High Income Households2.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$84,204
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$377,180
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 91.03%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 74.79%

50009 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White18,92090.09%
Black6282.99%
Hispanic1,0114.81%
Asian1280.61%
Native American980.47%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander2161.03%

50009 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,45181.15%
Black1598.89%
Hispanic1468.17%
Asian241.34%
Native American30.17%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.28%

50009 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8348.04%
Bachelor Degree2,57124.8%
High School Diploma2,65125.57%
No High School Diploma720.69%
GED or Alternate3473.35%
1 or More Years of College1,94018.71%
Associates Degree1,09810.59%
Masters Degree5845.63%
Professional Degree2262.18%
Doctorate Degree450.43%

50009 Geography

Coordinates41.64416122,-93.46047211
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50009
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDes Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area29 Square Miles

50009 Politics

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50009 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

50009 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10152738506064625241271538
Avg Max Temp (°F)28354760728185837664463359
Avg Precip (In.).871.042.153.384.374.824.214.23.282.592.071.1534.14

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