ZIP Code 50261 - Van Meter Iowa

ZIP Code 50261 is located in Van Meter Iowa. Portions of 50261 are also in West Des Moines and Jefferson Township (Madison County) and Van Meter Township and Lee Township (Madison County) and Boone Township (Dallas County) and Crawford Township (Madison County). 50261 is primarily within Madison County, with some portions in Dallas County. Regionally, 50261 is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

Stats Demographics Geography Politics Schools Climate Related Pages

ZIP Code 50261 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameVan Meter
Primary CountyMadison County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,866
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

ZIP Code 50261 Map

50261 Demographics

50261 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 50261 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50261 is White. The current unemployment level in 50261 is 2.2%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density43 People per Square Mile
Total Households854
Percentage High Income Households3.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$128,194
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$393,350
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)2.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 98.83%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.03%

50261 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.07%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

50261 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.52%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.1%

50261 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College845.55%
Bachelor Degree46931%
High School Diploma37424.72%
No High School Diploma30.2%
GED or Alternate322.12%
1 or More Years of College18812.43%
Associates Degree26117.25%
Masters Degree916.01%
Professional Degree110.73%
Doctorate Degree00%

50261 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50261
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDes Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area66 Square Miles

50261 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 50261
Iowa State Senate Districts in 50261
Iowa State House of Representatives Districts in 50261

50261 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
Ecoregion47f - Rolling Loess Prairies

50261 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10152738506064625241281639
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354761728185837664473359
Avg Precip (In.).931.052.213.464.344.754.244.043.442.592.121.1834.32

Most Popular ZIP Code Searches in Iowa