Zip Code 50401 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMason City
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cerro Gordo
Area Code641
Current Population:29837
Racial Majority:White 90.98%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$45483
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60060
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range1093 - 1227 ft.
Area148 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.15712200, -93.18691800

Zip Code 50401 Description

Zip Code 50401 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50401 is primarily located in Cerro Gordo County. The official US Postal Service name for 50401 is MASON CITY, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50401 are contained within or border the city limits of Mason City, IA, Rock Falls, IA, and Plymouth, IA. The area code for zip code 50401 is 641. 50401 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50401 is 4.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50401 decreased to 29837 from 31291 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50401 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50401 public schools is White. 49.3% of students in 50401 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26677 90.98% 27149 -2%
 Black Or African American 377 1.29% 504 -25%
 Hispanic 1335 4.55% 1438 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.23% 57 +18%
 Asian 386 1.32% 249 +55%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 421 1.63% 421 +14%

Zip Code 50401 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82.5%
 Black Or African American 3.6%
 Hispanic 8.5%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 50401 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2983731291
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households13103
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
71.4%
Median Household Income$45483
Income Under $50K Per Year54.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.60%
50401 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$150360
Average Real Estate Sale Price$171804
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47c - Iowan Surface
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 50401 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)4102334475761594937231034
Avg Max Temp (°F)22294156708083807260412755
Avg Precip (In.).92.782.033.324.35.074.44.623.322.442.071.0534.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mason City, IA
CBSA Type50401
CBSA Population51960
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours