Zip Code 50309 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDes Moines
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code515
Current Population:5431
Racial Majority:White 64.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$21615
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70120
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range817 - 817 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.58443600, -93.62158600

Zip Code 50309 Description

Zip Code 50309 is located in the state of Iowa in the Des Moines - Ames metro area. Zip code 50309 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 50309 is DES MOINES, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50309 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, IA, . The area code for zip code 50309 is 515. 50309 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50309 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50309 increased to 5431 from 5011 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50309 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50309 public schools is White. 23.1% of students in 50309 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3602 64.07% 3387 +6%
 Black Or African American 558 9.93% 1021 -45%
 Hispanic 824 14.66% 573 +44%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2% 44 -75%
 Asian 309 5.5% 225 +37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 111 1.97% 10 +1010%
 Other Race 41 0% 41 -100%
 Two Or More Races 130 3.68% 130 +59%

Zip Code 50309 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.4%
 Black Or African American 12%
 Hispanic 10.5%
 Asian 4.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 7.8%

Zip Code 50309 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population54315011
Male Population55.70%
Female Population44.30%
Total Households3085
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$21615
Income Under $50K Per Year81.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.60%
50309 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 3Cindy AxneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$202952
Average Real Estate Sale Price$593789
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 50309 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11172839516165635443291740
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354760728185837564473359
Avg Precip (In.).931.12.183.464.324.744.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
CBSA Type50309
CBSA Population574520
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours