Zip Code 50262 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameVan Wert
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Decatur
Area Code641
Current Population:453
Racial Majority:White 89.07%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$37314
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46490
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1024 - 1175 ft.
Area36 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.85220000, -93.83316500

Zip Code 50262 Description

Zip Code 50262 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50262 is primarily located in Decatur County. The official US Postal Service name for 50262 is VAN WERT, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50262 are contained within or border the city limits of Van Wert, IA, . The area code for zip code 50262 is 641. 50262 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50262 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50262 decreased to 453 from 478 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50262 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50262 public schools is . % of students in 50262 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 432 89.07% 441 -2%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 9 1.86% 3 +200%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.03% 5 +0%
 Asian 26 5.36% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.68% 4 +225%

Zip Code 50262 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 50262 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population453478
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households195
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$37314
Income Under $50K Per Year65.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.20%
50262 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 2Dave LoebsackDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$257304
Average Real Estate Sale Price$223956
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
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 50262 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10152637495964615240271538
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364961728186847664473460
Avg Precip (In.).921.122.283.514.624.464.754.014.092.882.351.2636.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours