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ZIP Code 51241

Primary City:Larchwood, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (5:50am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -96.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51241

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51241. 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 51241. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51241, 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:
Larchwood, IA
Unacceptable:
Granite

Stats and Demographics for the 51241 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51241 is located in northwest Iowa and covers a slightly higher 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 51241 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51241 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,737
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 691
Median Home Value $151,400
Land Area 89.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 657
Median Household Income $58,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male758361553165545152556565484025211112
Female916557543269554854576253553033191321
Total16614811810963134109991061121271181037058402433

Gender

 Male 869 50%
 Female 868 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,713 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1388100111117694425
Renter628191510543
Total19116119126127744828

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 443 67%
 Single Guardian 64 10%
 Singles 132 20%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 411 63%
 Households with Kids 246 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16171113211521188107131318913151265
Female20143019151312916131415781381119311
Total363141323628332724232128202622212631916

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51241 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51241 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 51241 real estate data, the median home value of $151,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51241. Rentals in 51241 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51241 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,737 100%
 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 349 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 218 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 13%
 Households Vacant 34 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 8 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 9%
 2 Bedroom 12 19%
 3+ Bedroom 46 72%
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 $58,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51241 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. 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 51241 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 687 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 240 21%
 No Earnings 230 20%
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 687 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 240 21%
 No Earnings 230 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 838 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 Worked at Home 29 3%
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. 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 65 12.1%
 High School Graduate 271 50.5%
 Associate's degree 99 18.4%
 Bachelor's degree 96 17.9%
 Master's degree 2 0.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 390 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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