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ZIP Code 51551

Primary City:Malvern, IA (View All Cities)
County: Mills County
Timezone: Central (5:36am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -95.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51551. 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 51551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51551, 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:
Malvern, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51551 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 51551 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,828
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 791
Median Home Value $155,000
Land Area 81.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 702
Median Household Income $74,135

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male64576677303346604871757270384424159
Female705855653951536447707277683529182434
Total134115121142698499124951411471491387373423943

Gender

 Male 899 49%
 Female 929 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,790 97.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84588127139724522
Renter93436242313611
Total1779124151162855133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 403 57%
 Single Guardian 109 16%
 Singles 170 24%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 469 67%
 Households with Kids 233 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12151513131213118881218201722131876
Female1815131112871417716121191716151348
Total3030282425202025251524242929343828311114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51551 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51551 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51551 real estate data, the median home value of $155,000 is slightly less 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 51551. Rentals in 51551 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,772 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 329 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 217 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 156 20%
 Households Vacant 89 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 16%
 2 Bedroom 40 43%
 3+ Bedroom 37 40%
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 $74,135 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51551 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. However, that is not the case in 51551. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 665 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 18%
 No Earnings 426 32%
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 665 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 18%
 No Earnings 426 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 737 91.8%
 Public transportation 6 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 2.2%
 Worked at Home 42 5.2%
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 6%
 High School Graduate 379 64%
 Associate's degree 83 14%
 Bachelor's degree 66 11%
 Master's degree 19 3%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 320 91.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51551

ZIP Code 51551 is in the East Mills Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51551.

Chantry Elementary School
409 East 9th St
Malvern, IA 51551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Mills Community School District
East Mills Learning Center
422 Main St
Malvern, IA 51551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Mills Community School District
East Mills High School
1505 East 15th St
Malvern, IA 51551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Mills Community School District

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