Zip Code 50009 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAltoona
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Current Population:16136
Racial Majority:White 92.71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$64627
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70200
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range892 - 971 ft.
Area30 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.64416200, -93.46047100

Zip Code 50009 Description

Zip Code 50009 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50009 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50009 is ALTOONA, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50009 are contained within or border the city limits of Altoona, IA, Bondurant, IA, and Pleasant Hill, IA. The area code for zip code 50009 is 515. 50009 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50009 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50009 increased to 16136 from 12008 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50009 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50009 public schools is White. 27.6% of students in 50009 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15837 92.71% 15078 +5%
 Black Or African American 92 0.54% 168 -45%
 Hispanic 501 2.93% 470 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 15 -100%
 Asian 208 1.22% 179 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 27 -100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 191 2.6% 191 +133%

Zip Code 50009 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.3%
 Black Or African American 2.5%
 Hispanic 5.1%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 50009 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1613612008
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households6050
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
27.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
25.0%
Median Household Income$64627
Income Under $50K Per Year35.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.40%
50009 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$227690
Average Real Estate Sale Price$161544
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50009
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours