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ZIP Code 51048

Primary City:Pierson, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:32am)
Coordinates:42.6, -95.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51048. 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 51048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51048, 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:
Pierson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51048 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 51048 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51048 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 554
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 261
Median Home Value $64,500
Land Area 33.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 223
Median Household Income $56,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232525161314141519251714131813664
Female182019199171714122718161216617125
Total41454435223131293152353025341923189

Gender

 Male 280 51%
 Female 274 49%
Gender

Race

 White 532 96.0%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 1.3%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31928392827295
Renter7105104612
Total102933493233307

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 122 55%
 Single Guardian 35 16%
 Singles 53 24%
 Singles With Roommate 13 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 148 66%
 Households with Kids 75 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male55373827545637344501
Female34171843441815545141
Total8941441661098614412889642

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51048 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51048 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51048 real estate data, the median home value of $64,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51048 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 554 100%
 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 93 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 17%
 Households Vacant 38 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 38%
 2 Bedroom 12 29%
 3+ Bedroom 14 33%
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 $56,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51048 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 51048 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 51048. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 236 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 135 27%
 No Earnings 122 25%
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 236 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 135 27%
 No Earnings 122 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 265 80.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 10.0%
 Worked at Home 29 8.8%
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 19 9%
 High School Graduate 109 50%
 Associate's degree 35 16%
 Bachelor's degree 53 24%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 127 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 4.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51048

ZIP Code 51048 is in the Kingsley-Pierson Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51048.

Pierson Elementary School
321 4th St
Pierson, IA 51048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kingsley-Pierson Community School District
Pierson Middle School
321 4th St
Pierson, IA 51048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kingsley-Pierson Community School District

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