ZIP Code 50479 Map

ZIP Code 50479 Data

ZIP Code50479
ZIP Code NameThornton
Primary CountyCerro Gordo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2021)697
Area Code(s)641
Current Time

50479 Demographics

Population Growth Rate22.50%
Population Density12 People per Square Mile
Total Households306
Median Houshold Income (2021)$59,231
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2019)$57,080
Current Unemployment Rate (August 2023)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.97%

50479 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

50479 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College5713.16%
Bachelor Degree6515.01%
High School Diploma14733.95%
No High School Diploma30.69%
GED or Alternate214.85%
1 or More Years of College6915.94%
Associates Degree5312.24%
Masters Degree143.23%
Professional Degree20.46%
Doctorate Degree00%

50479 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50479
RegionsRochester-Mason City-Austin Area
Des Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMason City, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area59 Square Miles

50479 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 50479
Iowa State Senate Districts in 50479
Iowa State House of Representatives Districts in 50479

50479 Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

50479 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4112335475762594937241035
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294257708083807361422755
Avg Precip (In.).