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ZIP Code 51350

Primary City:Melvin, IA (View All Cities)
County: Osceola County
Timezone: Central (10:19am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -95.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51350

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51350. 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 51350. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51350, 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:
Melvin, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51350 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51350 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 51350 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51350 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 411
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 221
Median Home Value $60,000
Land Area 43.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $46,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male106161010101313101629219341375
Female91012161081098202613135911116
Total19162826201823221836553422813241811

Gender

 Male 205 50%
 Female 206 50%
Gender

Race

 White 395 96.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 13 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1162147299269
Renter38426221
Total424254935112810

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 99 53%
 Single Guardian 18 10%
 Singles 61 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 146 78%
 Households with Kids 40 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11343201024343233113
Female41131211515402235331
Total52474412539745468444

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51350 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51350 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51350 real estate data, the median home value of $60,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51350 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51350 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51350 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 411 100%
 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 61 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 97 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 13%
 Households Vacant 35 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 74%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 19%
 2 Bedroom 6 13%
 3+ Bedroom 32 68%
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 $46,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51350 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51350 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. More commuters in 51350 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 219 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 19%
 No Earnings 116 28%
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 219 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 19%
 No Earnings 116 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 216 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 7%
 Worked at Home 39 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 16 8%
 High School Graduate 123 65%
 Associate's degree 21 11%
 Bachelor's degree 24 13%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 2 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 138 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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