Zip Code 50478 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThompson
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Winnebago
Area Code641
Current Population:775
Racial Majority:White 93.51%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$42952
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55300
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1211 - 1306 ft.
Area83 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.40094500, -93.78125800

Zip Code 50478 Description

Zip Code 50478 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50478 is primarily located in Winnebago County. The official US Postal Service name for 50478 is THOMPSON, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50478 are contained within or border the city limits of Thompson, IA, . The area code for zip code 50478 is 641. 50478 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50478 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 50478 decreased to 775 from 957 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50478 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50478 public schools is . % of students in 50478 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 850 93.51% 757 +12%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 47 5.17% 8 +488%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 9 0.99% 5 +80%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.33% 5 -40%

Zip Code 50478 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 50478 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population775957
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households364
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42952
Income Under $50K Per Year59.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
50478 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$23000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$145811
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 50478 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310233447576159493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)22284156707982807260412655
Avg Precip (In.).82.671.833.173.924.794.264.482.892.31.82.9731.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours