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ZIP Code 51533

Primary City:Emerson, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:13am)
Coordinates:41.0, -95.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51533

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51533. 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 51533. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51533, 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:
Emerson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51533 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51533 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 51533 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51533 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 895
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 414
Median Home Value $98,900
Land Area 82.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 370
Median Household Income $55,096

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2126352915141729274148443224171538
Female102933311413163128454338312024161414
Total315568602927336055869182634441311722

Gender

 Male 445 50%
 Female 450 50%
Gender

Race

 White 883 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner316537167443514
Renter210121911922
Total526659078533716

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 226 61%
 Single Guardian 45 12%
 Singles 83 22%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 264 71%
 Households with Kids 106 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5537526855965106117506
Female21314695598718868813
Total7668981513101417136181417151319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51533 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51533 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51533 real estate data, the median home value of $98,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51533 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51533 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51533 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 895 100%
 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 179 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 124 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 16%
 Households Vacant 44 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 5%
 2 Bedroom 21 33%
 3+ Bedroom 40 63%
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 $55,096 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51533 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. More commuters in 51533 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 374 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 254 30%
 No Earnings 220 26%
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 374 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 254 30%
 No Earnings 220 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 448 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 9%
 Worked at Home 26 5%
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 35 8%
 High School Graduate 276 63%
 Associate's degree 47 11%
 Bachelor's degree 59 14%
 Master's degree 10 2%
 Professional school degree 8 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 189 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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