Zip Code 50424 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo Center
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Winnebago
Secondary County: Kossuth
Area Code641
Current Population:1482
Racial Majority:White 97.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$41148
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62240
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1148 - 1276 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.40267800, -93.94196600

Zip Code 50424 Description

Zip Code 50424 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50424 is primarily located in Winnebago County. Portions of 50424 are also located in Kossuth County. The official US Postal Service name for 50424 is BUFFALO CENTER, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50424 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo Center, IA, Rake, IA, . Zip code 50424 is within area code 641, area code 515 and area code 507. 50424 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50424 is 4.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50424 decreased to 1482 from 1706 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50424 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50424 public schools is White. 42.7% of students in 50424 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1332 97.65% 1398 -5%
 Black Or African American 8 0.59% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 68 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 7 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.76% 4 +500%

Zip Code 50424 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.2%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 11.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 50424 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population14821706
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households649
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
42.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$41148
Income Under $50K Per Year58.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.00%
50424 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$59000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$149368
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 50424 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)310233548576159493723935
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284156708083807360412655
Avg Precip (In.).73.621.753.133.924.614.224.472.812.31.81.8831.27
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours