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ZIP Code 51342

Primary City:Graettinger, IA (View All Cities)
County: Palo Alto County
Timezone: Central (1:59am)
Coordinates:43.2, -94.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51342. 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 51342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51342, 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:
Graettinger, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51342 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 51342 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51342 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,249
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 609
Median Home Value $76,300
Land Area 82.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 534
Median Household Income $43,650

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46383953254140422840383839272729137
Female544439323033383833394537512434301919
Total1008278855574788061798375905161593226

Gender

 Male 610 49%
 Female 639 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,226 98.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner545577984595421
Renter163322161811122
Total21787995102706623

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 278 52%
 Single Guardian 73 14%
 Singles 159 30%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 377 71%
 Households with Kids 157 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101397884108498612971410131
Female11139914316745910871272836
Total21261816221120171291818141921141618167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51342 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51342 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51342 real estate data, the median home value of $76,300 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 51342. Rentals in 51342 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,249 100%
 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 218 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 186 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 130 21%
 Households Vacant 75 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 30%
 2 Bedroom 39 31%
 3+ Bedroom 48 39%
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 $43,650 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51342 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 51342 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 422 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 27%
 No Earnings 252 27%
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 422 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 27%
 No Earnings 252 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 490 85.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 8.4%
 Worked at Home 31 5.4%
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 50 12%
 High School Graduate 233 56%
 Associate's degree 55 13%
 Bachelor's degree 61 15%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 82.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 17.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51342

ZIP Code 51342 is in the Graettinger-Terril Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51342.

Graettinger-Terril Middle School
400 West Lost Island St
Graettinger, IA 51342
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Graettinger-Terril Community School District
Graettinger-Terril High School
400 West Lost Island St
Graettinger, IA 51342
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Graettinger-Terril Community School District

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