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ZIP Code 51001

Primary City:Akron, IA (View All Cities)
County: Plymouth County
Timezone: Central (6:06pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.8, -96.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51001. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 51001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51001, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Akron, IA
Unacceptable:
Ruble

Stats and Demographics for the 51001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51001 is located in northwest Iowa and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 51001 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51001 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,432
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,086
Median Home Value $108,500
Land Area 139.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 974
Median Household Income $51,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 86Male Median Age: 86Female Median Age: 86

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8291788143637063697810282615244445031
Female807479884267785463879975706747685258
Total162165157169851301481171321652011571311199111210289

Gender

 Male 1,184 49%
 Female 1,248 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,355 96.8%
 Black Or African American 13 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 28 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5861091691469810539
Renter754293522232621
Total1214013820416812113160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 576 59%
 Single Guardian 109 11%
 Singles 263 27%
 Singles With Roommate 26 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 5
 Households without Kids 681 70%
 Households with Kids 293 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151719192017181620211416151217171524811
Female171918131914171410132615131226171713158
Total3236373239313530303440312824433432372319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51001 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51001 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51001 real estate data, the median home value of $108,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51001 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51001 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,394 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 451 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 306 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 217 20%
 Households Vacant 112 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 58 28%
 2 Bedroom 58 28%
 3+ Bedroom 92 44%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51001 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 51001 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 716 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 467 26%
 No Earnings 606 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 716 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 467 26%
 No Earnings 606 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 937 88.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 6.7%
 Worked at Home 54 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 91 12%
 High School Graduate 463 59%
 Associate's degree 72 9%
 Bachelor's degree 124 16%
 Master's degree 16 2%
 Professional school degree 18 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 523 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51001

ZIP Code 51001 is in the Akron Westfield Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51001.

Akron Westfield Elementary School
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Akron Westfield Community School District
Akron Westfield Middle School
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Akron Westfield Community School District
Akron Westfield Senior High School
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Akron Westfield Community School District

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