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ZIP Code 51449

Primary City:Lake City, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (1:47am)
Coordinates:42.3, -94.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51449

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51449. 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 51449. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51449, 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:
Lake City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51449 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51449 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 51449 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51449 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,128
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,025
Median Home Value $74,700
Land Area 89.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 912
Median Household Income $41,442

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male547267594544484958718596705048264735
Female596362644746434163678487645951695580
Total113135129123929091901211381691831341099995102115

Gender

 Male 1,024 48%
 Female 1,104 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,098 98.6%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11688013915510710247
Renter2527283223242321
Total369510817117813112568

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 467 51%
 Single Guardian 109 12%
 Singles 305 33%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 679 74%
 Households with Kids 233 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11951517111713148151216167141513106
Female71013161112911201412158131162120613
Total1819183128232624342227272429182036331619

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51449 has a slightly less than average 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 51449 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51449 real estate data, the median home value of $74,700 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 51449. Rentals in 51449 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51449 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,014 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 351 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 358 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 203 20%
 Households Vacant 113 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 7%
 For Migrant Workers 6 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 29%
 2 Bedroom 61 29%
 3+ Bedroom 85 41%
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 $41,442 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51449 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 51449 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 712 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 382 22%
 No Earnings 607 36%
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 712 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 382 22%
 No Earnings 607 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 832 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 7%
 Worked at Home 22 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 117 16.5%
 High School Graduate 397 56.1%
 Associate's degree 58 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 77 10.9%
 Master's degree 19 2.7%
 Professional school degree 36 5.1%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 257 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51449

ZIP Code 51449 is in the Southern Cal Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51449.

Scc High School
709 West Main St
Lake City, IA 51449
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southern Cal Community School District

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