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ZIP Code 51248

Primary City:Sanborn, IA (View All Cities)
County: O'Brien County
Timezone: Central (11:48pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -95.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51248. 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 51248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51248, 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:
Sanborn, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51248 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 51248 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 51248 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,857
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 804
Median Home Value $98,600
Land Area 82.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 749
Median Household Income $42,621

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male747263554458453845588359434633283030
Female675644514944534034706666523951495468
Total14112810710693102987879128149125958584778498

Gender

 Male 904 49%
 Female 953 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,819 98.0%
 Black Or African American 7 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner106965131102928432
Renter1929252319141718
Total29989015412110610150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 438 58%
 Single Guardian 64 9%
 Singles 222 30%
 Singles With Roommate 25 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 538 72%
 Households with Kids 211 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1816121791813141811111314149111611812
Female1512111611101411106108155714171036
Total3328233320282725281721212919162533211118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51248 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51248 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51248 real estate data, the median home value of $98,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51248. Rentals in 51248 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,791 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 4%
 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 301 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 284 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 20%
 Households Vacant 55 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 7 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 14%
 1 Bedroom 31 21%
 2 Bedroom 52 35%
 3+ Bedroom 45 30%
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 $42,621 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51248 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. More commuters in 51248 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 476 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 312 26%
 No Earnings 425 35%
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 476 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 312 26%
 No Earnings 425 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 555 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 9%
 Worked at Home 29 5%
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 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 57 12%
 High School Graduate 306 62%
 Associate's degree 30 6%
 Bachelor's degree 60 12%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 21 4%
 Doctorate degree 8 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 153 56%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 31%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51248

ZIP Code 51248 is in the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51248.

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Middle School
509 Main St
Sanborn, IA 51248
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District
Sanborn Christian School
405 W 2nd St
Sanborn, IA 51248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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