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ZIP Code 51526

Primary City:Crescent, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pottawattamie County
Timezone: Central (9:04pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.4, -95.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51526. 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 51526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51526, 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:
Crescent, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51526 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 51526 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 51526 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,753
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 761
Median Home Value $203,900
Land Area 41.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 699
Median Household Income $79,963

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male414538584533493654799697775936151611
Female324246633737363864798786775833241613
Total7387841218270857411815818318315411769393224

Gender

 Male 885 50%
 Female 868 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,717 97.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner645681541781094016
Renter720171812540
Total1365851721901144416

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 461 66%
 Single Guardian 56 8%
 Singles 134 19%
 Singles With Roommate 48 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 518 74%
 Households with Kids 181 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male911877711128771086131191697
Female946871389557914111313218810
Total1815141514201921131214192217262430241717

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51526 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51526 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51526 real estate data, the median home value of $203,900 is slightly higher than average 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 51526. Rentals in 51526 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,753 100%
 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 416 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 200 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 83 11%
 Households Vacant 62 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 21%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 7%
 2 Bedroom 2 7%
 3+ Bedroom 25 86%
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 $79,963 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51526 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. Most commuters in 51526 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 609 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 26%
 No Earnings 422 30%
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 609 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 26%
 No Earnings 422 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 794 94.0%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 1.1%
 Worked at Home 40 4.7%
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 82 13%
 High School Graduate 377 60%
 Associate's degree 92 15%
 Bachelor's degree 49 8%
 Master's degree 28 4%
 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 155 90.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 2.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51526

ZIP Code 51526 is in the Council Bluffs Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51526.

Crescent Elementary School
401 East Welch St
Crescent, IA 51526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Council Bluffs Community School District

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