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ZIP Code 51055

Primary City:Sloan, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:36pm)
Coordinates:42.2, -96.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51055. 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 51055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51055, 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:
Sloan, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51055 is located in west 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 51055 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51055 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,319
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 601
Median Home Value $110,900
Land Area 66.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 562
Median Household Income $59,643

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male473639422741393942524263392530141012
Female394244372138463636564764403628211930
Total86788379487985757810889127796158352942

Gender

 Male 639 48%
 Female 680 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,271 96.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 1.7%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6466584105613926
Renter9341523191398
Total158080107124744834

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 309 55%
 Single Guardian 64 11%
 Singles 163 29%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 395 70%
 Households with Kids 167 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male510141212177941349912417543
Female571541011777111057116413865
Total1017291622121414161523916201883013108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51055 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51055 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 51055 real estate data, the median home value of $110,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51055. Rentals in 51055 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,319 100%
 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 264 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 168 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 130 22%
 Households Vacant 39 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 10 6%
 2 Bedroom 68 42%
 3+ Bedroom 79 49%
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 $59,643 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51055 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 51055 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 467 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 365 35%
 No Earnings 220 21%
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 467 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 365 35%
 No Earnings 220 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 665 93.1%
 Public transportation 4 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 3.8%
 Worked at Home 18 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 51055 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 17 4%
 High School Graduate 253 63%
 Associate's degree 19 5%
 Bachelor's degree 73 18%
 Master's degree 21 5%
 Professional school degree 15 4%
 Doctorate degree 6 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 232 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51055

ZIP Code 51055 is in the Westwood Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51055.

Westwood Elementary School
1000 Rebel Way
Sloan, IA 51055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westwood Community School District
Westwood High School
1000 Rebel Way
Sloan, IA 51055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Westwood Community School District

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