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ZIP Code 51401

Primary City:Carroll, IA (View All Cities)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Central (8:03pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -94.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51401. 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 51401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51401, 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:
Carroll, IA
Unacceptable:
Maple River, Mount Carmel, Roselle, Willey

Stats and Demographics for the 51401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51401 is located in west 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 51401 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 51401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,373
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,579
Median Home Value $124,100
Land Area 175.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,190
Median Household Income $47,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male472393412405273345362316383451503449295232195183145139
Female402376385435306330346336372448493467323258266262279336
Total874769797840579675708652755899996916618490461445424475

Gender

 Male 5,953 48%
 Female 6,420 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,920 96.3%
 Black Or African American 62 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 79 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 157 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner56399553838748498450167
Renter18732820524314882155133
Total2437277581,081896580605300

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,658 51%
 Single Guardian 582 11%
 Singles 1,710 33%
 Singles With Roommate 240 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,658 70%
 Households with Kids 1,532 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male801079897687980868093827668931018397804446
Female767195868474687575757970768510396111824355
Total15617819318315215314816115516816114614417820417920816287101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 51401 real estate data, the median home value of $124,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51401. Rentals in 51401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,020 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 244 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,194 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,481 27%
 Households Vacant 389 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 184 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 50 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 5%
 1 Bedroom 422 29%
 2 Bedroom 595 41%
 3+ Bedroom 364 25%
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 $47,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51401 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. The commute in 51401 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 4,706 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,355 25%
 No Earnings 2,385 25%
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 4,706 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,355 25%
 No Earnings 2,385 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,803 89.3%
 Public transportation 35 0.5%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 31 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 219 3.4%
 Worked at Home 405 6.2%
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 357 9%
 High School Graduate 2,424 62%
 Associate's degree 407 10%
 Bachelor's degree 551 14%
 Master's degree 73 2%
 Professional school degree 54 1%
 Doctorate degree 40 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,451 58.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 846 33.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51401

ZIP Code 51401 is in the Carroll Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51401.

Fairview Elementary School
525 East 18th St
Carroll, IA 51401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll Community School District
Adams Elementary School
1026 North Adams St
Carroll, IA 51401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll Community School District
Carroll Middle School
3203 North Grant Rd
Carroll, IA 51401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll Community School District
Carroll High School
2809 North Grant Rd
Carroll, IA 51401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll Community School District
Kuemper Catholic School System
116 S East St
Carroll, IA 51401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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