Zip Code 50628 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElma
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Secondary County: Mitchell
Area Code641
Current Population:1374
Racial Majority:White 99.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$41495
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56550
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1152 - 1319 ft.
Area140 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.27750400, -92.38567000

Zip Code 50628 Description

Zip Code 50628 is located in the state of Iowa in the Rochester - Mason City - Austin metro area. Zip code 50628 is primarily located in Howard County. Portions of 50628 are also located in Mitchell County. The official US Postal Service name for 50628 is ELMA, Iowa. Portions of zip code 50628 are contained within or border the city limits of Elma, IA, . Zip code 50628 is within area code 641 and area code 563. 50628 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 50628 is 3.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% 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 50628 decreased to 1374 from 1420 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 50628 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 50628 public schools is White. 57.8% of students in 50628 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1369 99.35% 1329 +3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 8 -100%
 Hispanic 5 0.36% 16 -69%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.29% 17 -76%

Zip Code 50628 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.1%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 6.7%

Zip Code 50628 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population13741420
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households541
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41495
Income Under $50K Per Year61.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.10%
50628 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$85400
Average Real Estate Sale Price$101492
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
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 50628 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)5122335475761595038251135
Avg Max Temp (°F)23294257707982807360422755
Avg Precip (In.)1.01.892.083.564.164.644.444.753.412.472.251.2234.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours