Zip Code 50459 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorthwood
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worth
Secondary County: Freeborn
Area Code641
Current Population:3018
Racial Majority:White 95.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$43816
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56310
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1191 - 1306 ft.
Area144 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.44912300, -93.25193600

Zip Code 50459 Description

Zip Code 50459 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50459 is primarily located in Worth County. Portions of 50459 are also located in Freeborn County. The official US Postal Service name for 50459 is NORTHWOOD, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50459 are contained within or border the city limits of Northwood, IA, Emmons, MN, . Zip code 50459 is within area code 641 and area code 507. 50459 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50459 is 3.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% and is lower 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 50459 decreased to 3018 from 3064 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50459 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50459 public schools is White. 33.2% of students in 50459 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2660 95.17% 2919 -9%
 Black Or African American 37 1.32% 14 +164%
 Hispanic 55 1.97% 55 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.14% 3 +33%
 Asian 6 0.21% 4 +50%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.18% 23 +43%

Zip Code 50459 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.4%
 Black Or African American 3.3%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 50459 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population30183064
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households1296
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43816
Income Under $50K Per Year59.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.50%
50459 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$103476
Average Real Estate Sale Price$109742
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
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 50459 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)21284056697882797259402654
Avg Precip (In.).96.712.043.213.924.544.344.813.272.321.981.0833.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mason City, IA
CBSA Type50459
CBSA Population51960
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours