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ZIP Code 51528

Primary City:Dow City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (10:11am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -95.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51528

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51528. 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 51528. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51528, 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:
Dow City, IA
Unacceptable:
Buck Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 51528 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51528 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 51528 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51528 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 931
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 422
Median Home Value $66,900
Land Area 73.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 380
Median Household Income $41,053

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male252745232420232817393739382929897
Female33213236222118282229443534282513149
Total584877594641415639688174725754212316

Gender

 Male 467 50%
 Female 464 50%
Gender

Race

 White 885 95.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 34 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42337647461279
Renter91772110881
Total1340448584693510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 215 57%
 Single Guardian 44 12%
 Singles 100 26%
 Singles With Roommate 21 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 268 71%
 Households with Kids 112 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86443585610741113923361
Female4858446255410851484646
Total121491279147111511141918231079107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51528 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51528 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51528 real estate data, the median home value of $66,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51528 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51528 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51528 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 931 100%
 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 163 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 136 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 19%
 Households Vacant 42 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 31%
 2 Bedroom 20 23%
 3+ Bedroom 39 45%
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 $41,053 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51528 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 51528 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 301 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 194 28%
 No Earnings 202 29%
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 301 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 194 28%
 No Earnings 202 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 368 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 5%
 Worked at Home 35 8%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 79 23%
 High School Graduate 221 66%
 Associate's degree 21 6%
 Bachelor's degree 12 4%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 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 113 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51528

ZIP Code 51528 is in the Boyer Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51528.

Boyer Valley Elementary School
212 School St
Dow City, IA 51528
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boyer Valley Community School District

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