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ZIP Code 51250

Primary City:Sioux Center, IA (View All Cities)
County: Sioux County
Timezone: Central (11:04pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -96.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51250

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51250. 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 51250. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51250, 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:
Sioux Center, IA
Unacceptable:
Lebanon

Stats and Demographics for the 51250 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51250 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 51250 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51250 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,249
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,719
Median Home Value $164,400
Land Area 71.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,595
Median Household Income $63,268

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32729226942658728026418419324124322916012087925365
Female321299287447519225242188196203242207158123129104106141
Total6485915568731,106505506372389444485436318243216196159206

Gender

 Male 4,112 50%
 Female 4,137 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,592 92.0%
 Black Or African American 30 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 98 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 413 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 89 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4332332241938823418870
Renter109152728043305270
Total152475394499431264240140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,735 67%
 Single Guardian 199 8%
 Singles 576 22%
 Singles With Roommate 85 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,656 64%
 Households with Kids 939 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5365666364694658556342674750466046105169183
Female7560725772466859546953347655584849107185154
Total1281251381201361151141171091329510112310510410895212354337

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51250 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51250 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51250 real estate data, the median home value of $164,400 is slightly higher 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 51250. Rentals in 51250 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51250 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,142 86.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,034 12.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,268 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 719 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 608 22%
 Households Vacant 124 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 8%
 For Sale Only 26 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 23 4%
 1 Bedroom 153 25%
 2 Bedroom 272 44%
 3+ Bedroom 169 27%
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 $63,268 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51250 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51250 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 51250 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,815 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,328 35%
 No Earnings 1,456 22%
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 2,815 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,328 35%
 No Earnings 1,456 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,643 79.6%
 Public transportation 21 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 283 6.2%
 Worked at Home 632 13.8%
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 323 14%
 High School Graduate 1,125 49%
 Associate's degree 209 9%
 Bachelor's degree 387 17%
 Master's degree 160 7%
 Professional school degree 57 2%
 Doctorate degree 45 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 877 54.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 511 31.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 233 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51250

ZIP Code 51250 is in the Sioux Center Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51250.

Kinsey Elementary School
397 10th St SE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sioux Center Community School District
Sioux Center Middle School
950 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sioux Center Community School District
Sioux Center High School
550 9th St NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sioux Center Community School District
Sioux Center Christian School
630 First Ave SE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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