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ZIP Code 51249

Primary City:Sibley, IA (View All Cities)
County: Osceola County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -95.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51249. 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 51249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51249, 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:
Sibley, IA
Unacceptable:
Cloverdale

Stats and Demographics for the 51249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51249 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 51249 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51249 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,593
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,617
Median Home Value $77,700
Land Area 125.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,469
Median Household Income $46,613

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male110139124123948796103100123146114897974586248
Female1001041101187281979610512315411592103829065117
Total210243234241166168193199205246300229181182156148127165

Gender

 Male 1,769 49%
 Female 1,824 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,368 93.7%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 165 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner168715925119618316154
Renter3785525541283034
Total5317221130623721119188

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 800 54%
 Single Guardian 163 11%
 Singles 446 30%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,063 72%
 Households with Kids 406 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1918182829263522271827322918252432212117
Female1822202224202020202421191729152332311716
Total3740385053465542474248514647404764523833

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51249 has a slightly less than average 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 51249 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51249 real estate data, the median home value of $77,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51249 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51249 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,481 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 2.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 562 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 545 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 362 22%
 Households Vacant 148 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 10 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 65 14%
 2 Bedroom 279 62%
 3+ Bedroom 103 23%
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 $46,613 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51249 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 51249 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 1,245 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 650 24%
 No Earnings 846 31%
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 1,245 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 650 24%
 No Earnings 846 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,535 88.9%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 6.3%
 Worked at Home 82 4.7%
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 151 14%
 High School Graduate 666 60%
 Associate's degree 62 6%
 Bachelor's degree 158 14%
 Master's degree 43 4%
 Professional school degree 30 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 586 89.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51249

ZIP Code 51249 is in the Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51249.

Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School
120 11th Ave NE
Sibley, IA 51249
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District
Sibley Ocheyedan Elementary School
416 9th Ave
Sibley, IA 51249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School
120 11th Ave NE
Sibley, IA 51249
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District

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