Zip Code 50237 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRunnells
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Secondary County: Marion
Area Code515
Current Population:3095
Racial Majority:White 96.29%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$71412
Average Adjusted Gross Income$84280
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range768 - 906 ft.
Area54 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54116700, -93.37741200

Zip Code 50237 Description

Zip Code 50237 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50237 is primarily located in Polk County. Portions of 50237 are also located in Marion County. The official US Postal Service name for 50237 is RUNNELLS, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50237 are contained within or border the city limits of Runnells, IA, . The area code for zip code 50237 is 515. 50237 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50237 is 3.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50237 increased to 3095 from 2636 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50237 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50237 public schools is White. 27.9% of students in 50237 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3167 96.29% 2982 +6%
 Black Or African American 4 0.12% 12 -67%
 Hispanic 55 1.67% 62 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.03% 8 -88%
 Asian 34 1.03% 12 +183%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.85% 15 +87%

Zip Code 50237 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.6%
 Black Or African American 3%
 Hispanic 6%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 50237 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population30952636
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households1090
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$71412
Income Under $50K Per Year29.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year45.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.70%
50237 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$168800
Average Real Estate Sale Price$205542
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47f - Rolling Loess Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50237 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738506064625341281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354861728186847664473360
Avg Precip (In.).951.112.173.524.424.694.264.13.472.672.191.2334.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50237
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours