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ZIP Code 51230

Primary City:Alvord, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (9:39am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.35, -96.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51230

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51230. 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 51230. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51230, 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:
Alvord, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51230 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51230 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 51230 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51230 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 462
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 171
Median Home Value $100,700
Land Area 25.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 159
Median Household Income $53,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1830181911121418142014141375141
Female191620211891117151610151664736
Total37463840292125352936242929139877

Gender

 Male 233 50%
 Female 229 50%
Gender

Race

 White 431 93%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 27 6%
 Two Or More Races 4 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52023303013116
Renter36722010
Total82630323213126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 113 71%
 Single Guardian 10 6%
 Singles 34 21%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 95 60%
 Households with Kids 64 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44538657442255743413
Female22645133434274385324
Total66117137810876412910128737

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51230 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51230 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 51230 real estate data, the median home value of $100,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51230 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51230 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51230 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 462 100%
 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 89 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 12%
 Households Vacant 12 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 4 6%
 3+ Bedroom 59 92%
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 $53,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51230 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51230 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51230 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 181 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 185 39%
 No Earnings 108 23%
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 181 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 185 39%
 No Earnings 108 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 283 87%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 3%
 Worked at Home 30 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 20 13%
 High School Graduate 108 72%
 Associate's degree 19 13%
 Bachelor's degree 2 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 2 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 81 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 51 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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