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ZIP Code 51003

Primary City:Alton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Sioux County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.0, -96.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51003. 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 51003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51003, 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:
Alton, IA
Unacceptable:
Carnes

Stats and Demographics for the 51003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51003 is located in northwest Iowa and covers a slightly less 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 51003 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 51003 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,700
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 674
Median Home Value $123,200
Land Area 55.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 646
Median Household Income $60,391

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male676460663652663552649264443017161711
Female595479784251533447589259402522191718
Total126118139144781031196999122184123845539353429

Gender

 Male 853 50%
 Female 847 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,645 96.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 9 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner128273142109534322
Renter172816258682
Total2911089167117595124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 433 67%
 Single Guardian 42 7%
 Singles 143 22%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 414 64%
 Households with Kids 232 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1912141413151516512121112131016102198
Female121381413811121018151218162210211698
Total3125222826232628153027233029322631371816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51003 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51003 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51003 real estate data, the median home value of $123,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51003 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,700 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 344 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 192 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 110 16%
 Households Vacant 28 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 5 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 16%
 2 Bedroom 39 40%
 3+ Bedroom 43 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 $60,391 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51003 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. The commute in 51003 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 741 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 358 27%
 No Earnings 251 19%
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 741 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 358 27%
 No Earnings 251 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 925 89.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 3.8%
 Worked at Home 68 6.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 57 9.3%
 High School Graduate 350 57.0%
 Associate's degree 93 15.1%
 Bachelor's degree 79 12.9%
 Master's degree 25 4.1%
 Professional school degree 8 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 179 58.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 20.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51003

ZIP Code 51003 is in the Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51003.

Moc-Floyd Valley Middle School
1104 5th Ave
Alton, IA 51003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District

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