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ZIP Code 51238

Primary City:Hospers, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (11:00pm)
Coordinates:43.1, -95.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51238. 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 51238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51238, 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:
Hospers, IA
Unacceptable:
Newkirk

Stats and Demographics for the 51238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51238 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 51238 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51238 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,184
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 484
Median Home Value $92,700
Land Area 45.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 453
Median Household Income $54,896

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male454451512740323635474841231531161512
Female35425037213236322449394126243727914
Total8086101884872686859968782493968432426

Gender

 Male 609 51%
 Female 575 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,160 98.0%
 Black Or African American 6 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1162649065543920
Renter584126382
Total16706810271574722

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 315 70%
 Single Guardian 25 6%
 Singles 101 22%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 301 66%
 Households with Kids 152 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15106486811111291271188171085
Female4101139109684111211121374674
Total19207171716171719162024182321152116159

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51238 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51238 real estate data, the median home value of $92,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51238 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51238 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,184 100%
 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 228 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 10%
 Households Vacant 31 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 7 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 31%
 2 Bedroom 10 16%
 3+ Bedroom 33 53%
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 $54,896 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51238 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 51238 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. More commuters in 51238 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 503 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 22%
 No Earnings 249 26%
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 503 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 22%
 No Earnings 249 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 445 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 7%
 Worked at Home 116 19%
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 44 11%
 High School Graduate 237 58%
 Associate's degree 73 18%
 Bachelor's degree 57 14%
 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 208 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51238

ZIP Code 51238 is in the Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51238.

Hospers Elementary School
201 4th Ave South
Hospers, IA 51238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District

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