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ZIP Code 51061

Primary City:Washta, IA (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Central (11:20am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.6, -95.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51061

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51061. 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 51061. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51061, 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:
Washta, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51061 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51061 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 51061 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51061 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 510
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 242
Median Home Value $54,600
Land Area 46.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 214
Median Household Income $39,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1112261281215118192417251810843
Female10172016148111016201721182211111312
Total212946282220262124394138434021191715

Gender

 Male 243 48%
 Female 267 52%
Gender

Race

 White 502 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21616373835209
Renter19586435
Total325214544392314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 127 59%
 Single Guardian 28 13%
 Singles 51 24%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 158 74%
 Households with Kids 56 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14321042584428233132
Female01213245325373333431
Total1553428781097911566563

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51061 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51061 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51061 real estate data, the median home value of $54,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51061 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51061 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51061 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 510 100%
 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 74 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 99 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 17%
 Households Vacant 28 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 82%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 12%
 3+ Bedroom 50 88%
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 $39,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51061 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. A higher percentage of people in 51061 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 51061 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 143 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 43%
 No Earnings 133 28%
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 143 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 43%
 No Earnings 133 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 177 69%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 3%
 Worked at Home 74 29%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 17 9%
 High School Graduate 152 78%
 Associate's degree 11 6%
 Bachelor's degree 16 8%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 157 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51061

ZIP Code 51061 is in the River Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51061.

River Valley Elementary
100 South 5th St
Washta, IA 51061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Valley Community School District

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