Zip Code 50616 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharles City
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Floyd
Secondary County: Chickasaw
Area Code641
Current Population:10344
Racial Majority:White 92.33%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$42750
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58340
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1001 - 1201 ft.
Area183 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.08284300, -92.65933800

Zip Code 50616 Description

Zip Code 50616 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50616 is primarily located in Floyd County. Portions of 50616 are also located in Chickasaw County. The official US Postal Service name for 50616 is CHARLES CITY, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50616 are contained within or border the city limits of Charles City, IA, Colwell, IA, and Floyd, IA. The area code for zip code 50616 is 641. 50616 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50616 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher 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 50616 decreased to 10344 from 10558 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50616 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50616 public schools is White. 53.7% of students in 50616 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9700 92.33% 9622 +1%
 Black Or African American 343 3.26% 189 +81%
 Hispanic 304 2.89% 252 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 58 0.55% 199 -71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.05% 4 +25%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 68 0.91% 68 +41%

Zip Code 50616 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82.3%
 Black Or African American 8.3%
 Hispanic 5.5%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 50616 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1034410558
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households4453
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$42750
Income Under $50K Per Year57.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
50616 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Iowa Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$120217
Average Real Estate Sale Price$62000
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
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 50616 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)6122436485761595038251236
Avg Max Temp (°F)24314359718183817462432857
Avg Precip (In.).94.872.033.444.115.074.54.553.362.462.141.134.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours