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ZIP Code 51561

Primary City:Pacific Junction, IA (View All Cities)
County: Mills County
Timezone: Central (12:09am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -95.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51561. 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 51561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51561, 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:
Pacific Junction, IA
Acceptable:
Pacific Jct

Stats and Demographics for the 51561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51561 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 51561 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51561 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,455
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 616
Median Home Value $116,200
Land Area 59.90 sq mi
Water Area 1.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 570
Median Household Income $41,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37555251363641434768746864312417124
Female41342947243639374071638262272116179
Total7889819860728080871391371501265845332913

Gender

 Male 760 52%
 Female 695 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,397 96.0%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 12 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 30 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5397113813066417
Renter617131716031
Total11568415514666448

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 357 63%
 Single Guardian 64 11%
 Singles 110 19%
 Singles With Roommate 39 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 407 71%
 Households with Kids 163 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male68588121112129126178148971311
Female511681353675654965141399
Total1119111621171418191418112117201323202220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51561 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51561 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51561 real estate data, the median home value of $116,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51561 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,455 100%
 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 354 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 143 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 12%
 Households Vacant 46 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 32 74%
 3+ Bedroom 11 26%
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 $41,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51561 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 51561 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 373 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 21%
 No Earnings 388 40%
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 373 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 21%
 No Earnings 388 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 425 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 38 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 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 89 21%
 High School Graduate 215 51%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 69 16%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 20 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 127 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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