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ZIP Code 51523

Primary City:Blencoe, IA (View All Cities)
County: Monona County
Timezone: Central (12:59am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -96.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51523. 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 51523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51523, 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:
Blencoe, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51523 is located in west 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 51523 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 parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51523 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 357
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 259
Median Home Value $57,500
Land Area 51.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 158
Median Household Income $44,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male413107796148141114171210960
Female1013512891189710201413101674
Total14261519151817221721213431252025134

Gender

 Male 171 48%
 Female 186 52%
Gender

Race

 White 350 98.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0719223422204
Renter46325550
Total41322243927254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 80 51%
 Single Guardian 30 19%
 Singles 39 25%
 Singles With Roommate 9 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 122 77%
 Households with Kids 36 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11102225221232311021
Female11322162211111036121
Total22424387432343347142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51523 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51523 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51523 real estate data, the median home value of $57,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51523 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 357 100%
 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 60 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 68 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 12%
 Households Vacant 101 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 79%
 For Migrant Workers 4 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 31%
 3+ Bedroom 37 69%
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 $44,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51523 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51523 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. However, that is not the case in 51523. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 113 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 33%
 No Earnings 106 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 113 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 33%
 No Earnings 106 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 166 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 22 11%
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 14 12%
 High School Graduate 58 49%
 Associate's degree 12 10%
 Bachelor's degree 32 27%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 31 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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