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ZIP Code 51243

Primary City:Little Rock, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (9:19pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.43, -95.91
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51243. 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 51243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51243, 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:
Little Rock, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51243 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 51243 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51243 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 807
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 359
Median Home Value $55,200
Land Area 53.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 322
Median Household Income $50,577

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2830333118222723253426261515152062
Female242933262018242424312334181723181312
Total525966573840514749654960333238381914

Gender

 Male 396 49%
 Female 411 51%
Gender

Race

 White 788 98%
 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 7 1%
 Two Or More Races 12 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner635395547374113
Renter620476231
Total1255436253394414

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 201 62%
 Single Guardian 30 9%
 Singles 85 26%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 219 68%
 Households with Kids 103 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male357867566866854125645
Female843553768215655738625
Total11910131110121214102112131011151312610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51243 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51243 real estate data, the median home value of $55,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 807 100%
 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 126 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 49 14%
 Households Vacant 37 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 4%
 2 Bedroom 34 65%
 3+ Bedroom 16 31%
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 $50,577 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51243 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 51243 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 282 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 177 28%
 No Earnings 176 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 282 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 177 28%
 No Earnings 176 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 371 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 Worked at Home 28 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 58 20%
 High School Graduate 163 57%
 Associate's degree 22 8%
 Bachelor's degree 32 11%
 Master's degree 11 4%
 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 119 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51243

ZIP Code 51243 is in the George-Little Rock Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51243.

Little Rock Elementary School
134 1st Ave
Little Rock, IA 51243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: George-Little Rock Community School District
George-Little Rock Middle School
134 1st Ave
Little Rock, IA 51243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: George-Little Rock Community School District

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