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ZIP Code 51578

Primary City:Westphalia, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (12:21pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.719, -95.395
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51578

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51578. 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 51578. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51578, 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:
Westphalia, IA
Unacceptable:
Panama

Stats and Demographics for the 51578 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51578 is located in west Iowa and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 51578 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51578 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 79
Population Density 2,116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 37
Median Home Value $88,300
Land Area 0.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 36
Median Household Income $48,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male133223433441134000
Female323100321532332212
Total456323754973466212

Gender

 Male 41 52%
 Female 38 48%
Gender

Race

 White 79 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner03683732
Renter02020000
Total056103732

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 19 53%
 Single Guardian 4 11%
 Singles 13 36%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 29 81%
 Households with Kids 7 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00100200112000010011
Female01110200010101000100
Total01210400122101010111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51578 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51578 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51578 real estate data, the median home value of $88,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 51578 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51578 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 79 100%
 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 15 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 4 11%
 Households Vacant 1 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 100%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 43%
 3+ Bedroom 4 57%
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 $48,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 51578 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 34%
 No Earnings 20 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 34%
 No Earnings 20 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 42 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 1 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 5 15%
 High School Graduate 21 62%
 Associate's degree 8 24%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 13 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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