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ZIP Code 51525

Primary City:Carson, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pottawattamie County
Timezone: Central (6:39am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -95.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51525

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51525. 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 51525. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51525, 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:
Carson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51525 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51525 is located in southwest 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 51525 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51525 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,184
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 520
Median Home Value $116,200
Land Area 60.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 481
Median Household Income $54,336

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male333936252029374632503750452221111413
Female454242382027393838434056422725182420
Total7881786340567684709377106874946293833

Gender

 Male 560 47%
 Female 624 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,164 98.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner350638097443921
Renter514151515893
Total8647895112524824

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 306 64%
 Single Guardian 43 9%
 Singles 111 23%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 336 70%
 Households with Kids 145 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1861086988687876341024
Female861297810512999879671425
Total914181915141913201517161614159112449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51525 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51525 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51525 real estate data, the median home value of $116,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51525 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51525 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51525 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,184 100%
 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 269 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 128 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 84 16%
 Households Vacant 39 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 29%
 2 Bedroom 31 44%
 3+ Bedroom 19 27%
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 $54,336 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51525 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. Most commuters in 51525 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 367 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 231 28%
 No Earnings 236 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 367 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 231 28%
 No Earnings 236 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 468 91%
 Public transportation 7 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 4%
 Worked at Home 14 3%
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 20 6.0%
 High School Graduate 208 61.9%
 Associate's degree 49 14.6%
 Bachelor's degree 45 13.4%
 Master's degree 12 3.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 238 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51525

ZIP Code 51525 is in the Riverside Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51525.

Riverside Community Middle School
330 Pleasant St
Carson, IA 51525
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Riverside Community School District

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