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ZIP Code 51031

Primary City:Le Mars, IA (View All Cities)
County: Plymouth County
Timezone: Central (6:12pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.8, -96.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51031

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51031. 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 51031. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51031, 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:
Le Mars, IA
Unacceptable:
Lemars

Stats and Demographics for the 51031 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51031 is located in northwest Iowa and covers a large 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 51031 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51031 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,336
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,209
Median Home Value $128,200
Land Area 233.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,939
Median Household Income $54,988

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45445550245028137435036537043553144528824317816412386
Female387410440439287346355360360490501420301257222215194258
Total8418659428895687207057257309251,032865589500400379317344

Gender

 Male 6,094 49%
 Female 6,242 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,696 94.8%
 Black Or African American 57 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 84 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 306 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 158 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40418594885699459372131
Renter16730720921014994105100
Total2077258031,095848553477231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,740 55%
 Single Guardian 586 12%
 Singles 1,400 28%
 Singles With Roommate 213 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,328 67%
 Households with Kids 1,611 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9098899975102106967610979100107107108811111024866
Female778375748384729675818976110848787120964951
Total16718116417315818617819215119016817621719119516823119897117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51031 has a small 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 51031 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 51031 real estate data, the median home value of $128,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51031 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51031 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51031 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,115 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 159 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,266 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,332 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,341 26%
 Households Vacant 270 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 31.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 48 17.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 7.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 41.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 5%
 1 Bedroom 333 28%
 2 Bedroom 432 36%
 3+ Bedroom 364 31%
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 $54,988 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51031 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. More commuters in 51031 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,054 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,239 23%
 No Earnings 2,311 24%
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 5,054 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,239 23%
 No Earnings 2,311 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,066 90.5%
 Public transportation 26 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 318 4.7%
 Worked at Home 273 4.1%
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 409 10%
 High School Graduate 2,467 61%
 Associate's degree 446 11%
 Bachelor's degree 499 12%
 Master's degree 84 2%
 Professional school degree 40 1%
 Doctorate degree 80 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,670 69.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 491 20.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 237 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51031

ZIP Code 51031 is in the Le Mars Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51031.

Clark Elementary School
201 2nd Ave NW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Le Mars Middle School
977 3rd Ave SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Franklin Elementary School
400 3rd Ave SE
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Kluckhohn Elementary School
1338 Central Ave SE
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Le Mars High School
921 3rd Ave SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Individualized Learning Center
940 Lincoln St SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Le Mars Community School District
Gehlen Catholic Schools
709 Plymouth St NE
Le Mars, IA 51031
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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