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ZIP Code 51555

Primary City:Missouri Valley, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:25pm)
Coordinates:41.6, -95.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51555

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51555. 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 51555. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51555, 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:
Missouri Valley, IA
Acceptable:
Missouri Vly, Mo Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 51555 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51555 is located in west Iowa and covers a slightly higher 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 51555 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51555 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,245
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,280
Median Home Value $125,200
Land Area 155.91 sq mi
Water Area 2.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,085
Median Household Income $57,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18916016318013912014416815122321818016613288664839
Female155171172173134122161149172202217185151157869565104
Total344331335353273242305317323425435365317289174161113143

Gender

 Male 2,574 49%
 Female 2,671 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,133 97.9%
 Black Or African American 11 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.4%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 58 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3014524739431822913448
Renter54104819373574830
Total8424932848739128618278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,152 55%
 Single Guardian 279 13%
 Singles 563 27%
 Singles With Roommate 91 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,421 68%
 Households with Kids 664 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3443384431263831343624393034403251372033
Female3137272438392926393934254331404032352629
Total6580656869656757737558647365807283724662

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51555 has a small 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 51555 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51555 real estate data, the median home value of $125,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51555 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51555 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51555 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,143 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 102 2%
 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 1,032 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 513 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 540 24%
 Households Vacant 195 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 25.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.0%
 For Sale Only 38 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 8.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 6.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 38.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 5%
 1 Bedroom 140 26%
 2 Bedroom 184 34%
 3+ Bedroom 187 35%
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 $57,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51555 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. Most commuters in 51555 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,128 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 954 22%
 No Earnings 1,243 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 2,128 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 954 22%
 No Earnings 1,243 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,584 93.0%
 Public transportation 12 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 2.4%
 Worked at Home 106 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 162 9.1%
 High School Graduate 1,255 70.7%
 Associate's degree 121 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 183 10.3%
 Master's degree 42 2.4%
 Professional school degree 13 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 988 90.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51555

ZIP Code 51555 is in the Missouri Valley Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51555.

Missouri Valley Elementa
602 North 9th St
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Missouri Valley Community School District
Missouri Valley Middle School
607 East Lincoln Hwy
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Missouri Valley Community School District
Missouri Valley High School
605 East Lincoln Hwy
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Missouri Valley Community School District

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