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ZIP Code 51358

Primary City:Ruthven, IA (View All Cities)
County: Palo Alto County
Timezone: Central (7:14pm)
Coordinates:43.1, -94.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51358

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51358. 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 51358. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51358, 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:
Ruthven, IA
Unacceptable:
Lost Island Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 51358 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51358 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 51358 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 51358 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,310
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 767
Median Home Value $82,400
Land Area 73.02 sq mi
Water Area 5.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 562
Median Household Income $43,846

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male385138343441313633325256333326311820
Female374332342936293232385447503326382954
Total75947068637760686570106103836652694774

Gender

 Male 637 49%
 Female 673 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,291 98.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.3%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1238647394646026
Renter92415251651819
Total21627998110697845

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 298 53%
 Single Guardian 67 12%
 Singles 167 30%
 Singles With Roommate 30 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 417 74%
 Households with Kids 145 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male119577149129869312698746
Female1285811129291156736910274
Total231710151826181418191115101512181891110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51358 has a large 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 51358 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51358 real estate data, the median home value of $82,400 is low 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 51358. Rentals in 51358 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51358 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,281 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 2%
 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 229 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 202 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 17%
 Households Vacant 205 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 9 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 142 69.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 19.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 40 39%
 2 Bedroom 27 26%
 3+ Bedroom 36 35%
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 $43,846 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51358 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51358 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 406 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 256 26%
 No Earnings 331 33%
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 406 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 256 26%
 No Earnings 331 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 474 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 3%
 Worked at Home 44 8%
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 36 8%
 High School Graduate 273 63%
 Associate's degree 56 13%
 Bachelor's degree 56 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 13 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 211 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51358

ZIP Code 51358 is in the Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51358.

Ruthven-Ayrshire Elementary School
1505 Washington St
Ruthven, IA 51358
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School District
Ruthven-Ayrshire High School
1505 Washington St
Ruthven, IA 51358
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School District

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