Zip Code 50436 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameForest City
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Winnebago
Secondary County: Hancock
Area Code641
Current Population:5848
Racial Majority:White 93.49%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$51065
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61880
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time13.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1221 - 1329 ft.
Area137 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.26347300, -93.66550700

Zip Code 50436 Description

Zip Code 50436 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50436 is primarily located in Winnebago County. Portions of 50436 are also located in Hancock County. The official US Postal Service name for 50436 is FOREST CITY, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50436 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest City, IA, Crystal Lake, IA, and Leland, IA. The area code for zip code 50436 is 641. 50436 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50436 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 50436 decreased to 5848 from 6226 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50436 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50436 public schools is White. 39.4% of students in 50436 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5644 93.49% 5505 +3%
 Black Or African American 60 0.99% 66 -9%
 Hispanic 221 3.66% 154 +44%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 62 1.03% 53 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 55 0.83% 55 -9%

Zip Code 50436 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.9%
 Black Or African American 2%
 Hispanic 4.7%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 50436 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population58486226
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households2359
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51065
Income Under $50K Per Year48.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
50436 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$148542
Average Real Estate Sale Price$140450
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 50436 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)3102334485762594938231035
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294257718083817361422756
Avg Precip (In.).89.751.93.273.924.794.294.462.982.321.771.0132.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours