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ZIP Code 51527

Primary City:Defiance, IA (View All Cities)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (12:00am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -95.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51527

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51527. 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 51527. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51527, 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:
Defiance, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51527 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 51527 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly less than average. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51527 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 530
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 235
Median Home Value $66,700
Land Area 39.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 213
Median Household Income $43,594

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male171920231089122026333221811544
Female112312206816111529281718118663
Total28423243161625233555614939191911107

Gender

 Male 282 53%
 Female 248 47%
Gender

Race

 White 514 97.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11222535119135
Renter2115114220
Total32327645521155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 143 67%
 Single Guardian 10 5%
 Singles 53 25%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 151 71%
 Households with Kids 62 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252273432745221027313
Female14142528611352347421
Total39369861188587413614734

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51527 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51527 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51527 real estate data, the median home value of $66,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51527 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51527 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 530 100%
 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 87 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 89 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 16%
 Households Vacant 22 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 3%
 2 Bedroom 19 49%
 3+ Bedroom 19 49%
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 $43,594 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51527 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 51527 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 142 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 31%
 No Earnings 78 24%
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 142 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 31%
 No Earnings 78 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 189 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 19 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 51527 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6 4%
 High School Graduate 136 93%
 Associate's degree 3 2%
 Bachelor's degree 2 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 55 54%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 35%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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