Zip Code 50428 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameClear Lake
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cerro Gordo
Area Code641
Current Population:9384
Racial Majority:White 93.29%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$46809
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75060
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range1158 - 1270 ft.
Area129 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.13441000, -93.38328100

Zip Code 50428 Description

Zip Code 50428 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50428 is primarily located in Cerro Gordo County. The official US Postal Service name for 50428 is CLEAR LAKE, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50428 are contained within or border the city limits of Clear Lake, IA, Ventura, IA, and Fertile, IA. The area code for zip code 50428 is 641. 50428 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50428 is 3.8% 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 50428 decreased to 9384 from 9990 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50428 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50428 public schools is White. 21.6% of students in 50428 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8634 93.29% 8925 -3%
 Black Or African American 66 0.71% 37 +78%
 Hispanic 337 3.64% 192 +76%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.14% 10 +30%
 Asian 117 1.26% 103 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 112 0.95% 112 -21%

Zip Code 50428 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 5.5%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 50428 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population93849990
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households4177
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46809
Income Under $50K Per Year52.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.70%
50428 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$236196
Average Real Estate Sale Price$145570
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 50428 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)5112335475761594937241035
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294257708083807360412755
Avg Precip (In.).95.842.13.314.254.954.354.523.272.441.981.0834.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mason City, IA
CBSA Type50428
CBSA Population51960
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours