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ZIP Code 51245

Primary City:Primghar, IA (View All Cities)
County: O'Brien County
Timezone: Central (12:12pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -95.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51245

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51245. 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 51245. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51245, 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:
Primghar, IA
Unacceptable:
Gaza

Stats and Demographics for the 51245 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51245 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 51245 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51245 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,359
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 638
Median Home Value $74,700
Land Area 78.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 555
Median Household Income $44,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male365445492638333035476356403227242418
Female473742352345333136395659333023333743
Total83918784498366617186119115736250576161

Gender

 Male 677 50%
 Female 682 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,310 96.4%
 Black Or African American 7 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner458529180676833
Renter1221132016479
Total16796511196717542

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 308 55%
 Single Guardian 63 11%
 Singles 166 30%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 397 72%
 Households with Kids 158 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male76610171099955111311121513365
Female156689481248149477311952
Total221212182614172113131920171819182412117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51245 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51245 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51245 real estate data, the median home value of $74,700 is low 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 51245. Rentals in 51245 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51245 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,276 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 29 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 20 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 227 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 226 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 102 16%
 Households Vacant 83 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 19%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 29 24%
 3+ Bedroom 82 67%
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 $44,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51245 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 51245 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 466 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 34%
 No Earnings 269 24%
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 466 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 34%
 No Earnings 269 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 561 83%
 Public transportation 8 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 8%
 Worked at Home 53 8%
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 74 18%
 High School Graduate 236 56%
 Associate's degree 39 9%
 Bachelor's degree 58 14%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 11 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 241 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51245

ZIP Code 51245 is in the South O'Brien Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51245.

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center
155 3rd St NE
Primghar, IA 51245
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South O'Brien Community School District

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