ZIP Code 50501 - Fort Dodge Iowa

ZIP Code 50501 is located in Fort Dodge Iowa. Portions of 50501 are also in Coalville and Badger and Douglas Township (Webster County) and Elkhorn Township (Webster County) and Cooper Township (Webster County) and Badger Township and Pleasant Valley Township (Webster County). 50501 is entirely within Webster County. Regionally, it is located in the Des Moines-Ames Area.

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ZIP Code 50501 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameFort Dodge
Primary CountyWebster County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)28,530
Area Code(s)515
Current Time

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50501 Demographics

50501 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Iowa based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 50501 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 50501 is White. The current unemployment level in 50501 is 3.6%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density186 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,914
Percentage High Income Households1.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$54,675
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$59,370
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.6%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 85.84%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 69.55%

50501 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American900.31%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10%

50501 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American120.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.09%

50501 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,5639.32%
Bachelor Degree2,69016.04%
High School Diploma5,02129.95%
No High School Diploma2721.62%
GED or Alternate1,1066.6%
1 or More Years of College2,70816.15%
Associates Degree2,27913.59%
Masters Degree7214.3%
Professional Degree2951.76%
Doctorate Degree1110.66%

50501 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 50501
RegionDes Moines-Ames Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaFort Dodge, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area153 Square Miles

50501 Politics

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50501 Weather and 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

50501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)6122435485862605038251236
Avg Max Temp (°F)25324559728184827562442958
Avg Precip (In.).92.822.193.374.295.084.424.33.232.381.91.0934.01

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