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ZIP Code 51566

Primary City:Red Oak, IA (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Central (3:43am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -95.2
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51566

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51566. 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 51566. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51566, 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:
Red Oak, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51566 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51566 is located in southwest 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 51566 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51566 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,035
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,478
Median Home Value $78,500
Land Area 176.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,020
Median Household Income $42,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2212352492271391801781931952542662792391441191178880
Female191222254240146158179203211245260251230192161163142184
Total412457503467285338357396406499526530469336280280230264

Gender

 Male 3,403 48%
 Female 3,632 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,812 96.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 16 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 79 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 83 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35162285414470301270117
Renter77197143192133877859
Total112359428606603388348176

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,399 46%
 Single Guardian 472 16%
 Singles 989 33%
 Singles With Roommate 160 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,165 72%
 Households with Kids 855 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3635485853414748465055344961534459452626
Female3943433238374948504851494957505259502935
Total75789190917896969698106839811810396118955561

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51566 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 51566 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51566 real estate data, the median home value of $78,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51566 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51566 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 51566 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,907 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,175 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 879 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 966 28%
 Households Vacant 458 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 77 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 226 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 2%
 1 Bedroom 150 16%
 2 Bedroom 371 38%
 3+ Bedroom 423 44%
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 $42,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51566 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. More commuters in 51566 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,037 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,333 24%
 No Earnings 2,204 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 2,037 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,333 24%
 No Earnings 2,204 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,541 89.7%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 208 7.3%
 Worked at Home 81 2.9%
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 466 20.4%
 High School Graduate 1,185 51.8%
 Associate's degree 243 10.6%
 Bachelor's degree 301 13.2%
 Master's degree 49 2.1%
 Professional school degree 34 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,192 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 92 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51566

ZIP Code 51566 is in the Red Oak Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51566.

Red Oak Early Childhood
904 Broad St
Red Oak, IA 51566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Oak Community School District
Inman Primary School
900 Inman Dr
Red Oak, IA 51566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Oak Community School District
Red Oak Middle School
308 East Corning St
Red Oak, IA 51566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Red Oak Community School District
Washington Intermediate School
400 West 2nd St
Red Oak, IA 51566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Red Oak Community School District
Red Oak High School
2011 North 8th St
Red Oak, IA 51566
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Red Oak Community School District

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