ZIP Code 50049 - Chariton Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameChariton
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lucas
Area Code641
Current Population:6493
Racial Majority:White 97.5%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.7%
Unemployment Rate:1.7%
Median Household Income$37752
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52860
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range853 - 1040 ft.
Area248 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.03502900, -93.30054400

Map of ZIP Code 50049 Border

Zip Code 50049 Description

Zip Code 50049 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50049 is primarily located in Lucas County. The official US Postal Service name for 50049 is CHARITON, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50049 are contained within or border the city limits of Chariton, IA, Russell, IA, . The area code for zip code 50049 is 641. 50049 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50049 is 1.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 2.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50049 decreased to 6493 from 6859 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50049 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50049 public schools is White. 52.5% of students in 50049 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6437 97.5% 6368 +1%
 Black Or African American 9 0.14% 10 -10%
 Hispanic 57 0.86% 61 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.39% 2 +1200%
 Asian 13 0.2% 12 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 36 0.91% 36 +67%

Zip Code 50049 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.7%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 1.4%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 50049 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population64936859
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households2718
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37752
Income Under $50K Per Year63.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
50049 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$203400
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113580
Current Unemployment Level 1.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 40a - Loess Flats and Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 50049 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10152637485863615139271638
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364861718186847664473460
Avg Precip (In.).931.182.263.534.624.724.693.984.262.932.391.2336.73
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours