ZIP Code 50010 - Ames Iowa

ZIP Code 50010 is located in Ames Iowa. Portions of 50010 are also in Franklin Township (Story County) and Grant Township (Story County) and Washington Township (Story County) and Milford Township (Story County) and Union Township (Story County). 50010 is entirely within Story County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50010 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameAmes
Primary CountyStory County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)33,397
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

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50010 Demographics

50010 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower 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 50010 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50010 is White. The current unemployment level in 50010 is 1.9%.

Population Growth Rate3.95%
Population Density556 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,742
Percentage High Income Households2.5%
Median Household Income (2021)$60,432
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$73,570
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)1.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 82.34%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 64.94%

50010 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American550.16%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander140.04%

50010 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.07%

50010 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8024.64%
Bachelor Degree5,71833.09%
High School Diploma2,35613.64%
No High School Diploma1510.87%
GED or Alternate2611.51%
1 or More Years of College2,18912.67%
Associates Degree1,3037.54%
Masters Degree2,54714.74%
Professional Degree4032.33%
Doctorate Degree1,5498.96%

50010 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50010
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAmes, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area60 Square Miles

50010 Politics

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50010 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

50010 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)9152637495963615240271438
Avg Max Temp (°F)27334660728184827563453158
Avg Precip (In.).83.932.13.344.315.144.394.333.12.592.011.1334.21

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