Zip Code 50603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlta Vista
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chickasaw
Secondary County: Howard
Area Code641
Current Population:625
Racial Majority:White 96.24%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$45000
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48870
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1152 - 1260 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.17866200, -92.45968900

Zip Code 50603 Description

Zip Code 50603 is located in the state of Iowa in the Cedar Rapids - Iowa City - Dubuque metro area. Zip code 50603 is primarily located in Chickasaw County. Portions of 50603 are also located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 50603 is ALTA VISTA, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50603 are contained within or border the city limits of Alta Vista, IA, . The area code for zip code 50603 is 641. 50603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50603 is 3.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 50603 increased to 625 from 594 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50603 public schools is . % of students in 50603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 692 96.24% 618 +12%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 19 2.64% 6 +217%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 8 1.11% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 50603 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 50603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population625594
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households240
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45000
Income Under $50K Per Year58.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
50603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$54000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89531
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
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 50603 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)5122335485761595039251135
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294257707982807360422855
Avg Precip (In.)1.01.892.093.584.184.694.454.733.382.492.261.2434.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours