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ZIP Code 51544

Primary City:Lewis, IA (View All Cities)
County: Cass County
Timezone: Central (2:29pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -95.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51544. 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 51544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51544, 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:
Lewis, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51544 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 51544 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. 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 51544 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 721
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 331
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 56.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 299
Median Household Income $47,266

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36241529131972217383733331513658
Female17192418112413141947242933122071010
Total534339472443203636856162662733131518

Gender

 Male 370 51%
 Female 351 49%
Gender

Race

 White 694 96.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.8%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214266656321810
Renter76171911834
Total920438567402114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 172 58%
 Single Guardian 35 12%
 Singles 75 25%
 Singles With Roommate 17 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 224 75%
 Households with Kids 75 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male89747626361521487824
Female24362357256436433712
Total10131010997135117957811101536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51544 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51544 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51544 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51544 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51544 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 721 100%
 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 121 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 75 23%
 Households Vacant 32 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 30 34%
 3+ Bedroom 58 66%
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 $47,266 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51544 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51544 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 51544 can expect to fall in that range. 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 349 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 33%
 No Earnings 157 21%
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 349 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 33%
 No Earnings 157 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 482 86.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2.5%
 Worked at Home 59 10.6%
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 22 7%
 High School Graduate 184 61%
 Associate's degree 18 6%
 Bachelor's degree 75 25%
 Master's degree 3 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 227 91.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51544

ZIP Code 51544 is in the Griswold Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51544.

Lewis Elementary School
201 1st St
Lewis, IA 51544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Griswold Community School District

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