ZIP Code 50401 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMason City
Primary CountyCerro Gordo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)28,909
Area Code(s)641
Current Time

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50401 Demographics

50401 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower 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 50401 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50401 is White. The current unemployment level in 50401 is 3.2%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density186 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,764
Percentage High Income Households2.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$57,159
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$62,580
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.27%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 75.44%

50401 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1180.4%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander820.28%

50401 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American200.57%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander491.4%

50401 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,7819.41%
Bachelor Degree2,88915.27%
High School Diploma5,27227.87%
No High School Diploma1891%
GED or Alternate1,1476.06%
1 or More Years of College3,17916.8%
Associates Degree3,30317.46%
Masters Degree7143.77%
Professional Degree3541.87%
Doctorate Degree900.48%

50401 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50401
RegionRochester-Mason City-Austin Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMason City, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area155 Square Miles

50401 Politics

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Iowa State Senate Districts in 50401
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50401 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47c - Iowan Surface

50401 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4102334475761594937231034
Avg Max Temp (°F)22294156708083807260412755
Avg Precip (In.).92.782.033.324.

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