ZIP Code 50144 - Leon Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameLeon
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Decatur
Area Code641
Current Population:2901
Racial Majority:White 97.96%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.1%
Median Household Income$33521
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56890
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1007 - 1135 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.72638600, -93.73715300

Map of ZIP Code 50144 Border

Zip Code 50144 Description

Zip Code 50144 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50144 is primarily located in Decatur County. The official US Postal Service name for 50144 is LEON, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50144 are contained within or border the city limits of Leon, IA, . The area code for zip code 50144 is 641. 50144 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50144 is 2.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% 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 50144 increased to 2901 from 2892 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50144 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50144 public schools is White. 66.1% of students in 50144 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2636 97.96% 2809 -6%
 Black Or African American 14 0.52% 13 +8%
 Hispanic 21 0.78% 53 -60%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 19 0.71% 15 +27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.04% 9 -89%

Zip Code 50144 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.9%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 2.6%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 50144 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29012892
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households1174
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33521
Income Under $50K Per Year72.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.20%
50144 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$89000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$98268
Current Unemployment Level 2.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
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 DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50144 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11162637495863615140271638
Avg Max Temp (°F)30374961728186847665483460
Avg Precip (In.).961.192.313.584.744.414.664.084.032.972.411.3436.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours