Zip Code 50014 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAmes
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Story
Secondary County: Boone
Area Code515
Current Population:28094
Racial Majority:White 85.04%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$44891
Average Adjusted Gross Income$79820
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time16.8 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range945 - 1040 ft.
Area50 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.04098129, -93.67150116

Zip Code 50014 Description

Zip Code 50014 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50014 is primarily located in Story County. Portions of 50014 are also located in Boone County. The official US Postal Service name for 50014 is AMES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50014 are contained within or border the city limits of Ames, IA, Gilbert, IA, . The area code for zip code 50014 is 515. 50014 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50014 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 2.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50014 decreased to 28094 from 29541 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50014 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50014 public schools is White. 26.1% of students in 50014 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 24151 85.04% 23396 +3%
 Black Or African American 715 2.52% 967 -26%
 Hispanic 809 2.85% 1135 -29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0% 38 -97%
 Asian 2010 7.08% 2051 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 40 0.04% 40 -73%
 Two Or More Races 462 2.47% 462 +52%

Zip Code 50014 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.9%
 Black Or African American 8.3%
 Hispanic 8.1%
 Asian 8.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 50014 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2809429541
Male Population54.70%
Female Population45.30%
Total Households11385
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44891
Income Under $50K Per Year54.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.50%
50014 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$245790
Average Real Estate Sale Price$150328
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.4%
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 50014 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)9152738505964615240271538
Avg Max Temp (°F)28344661728185837664463259
Avg Precip (In.).82.932.113.374.345.074.384.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ames, IA
CBSA Type50014
CBSA Population89494
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours