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ZIP Code 51579

Primary City:Woodbine, IA (View All Cities)
County: Harrison County
Timezone: Central (5:55am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -95.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51579. 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 51579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51579, 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:
Woodbine, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51579 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 51579 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51579 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,340
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,051
Median Home Value $110,900
Land Area 116.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 940
Median Household Income $50,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8282828146754861639410272835442343028
Female777185684053536755939979656940494078
Total15915316714986128101128118187201151148123828370106

Gender

 Male 1,159 50%
 Female 1,181 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,306 98.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner66993167151938637
Renter2833414024261828
Total3410213420717511910465

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 548 58%
 Single Guardian 102 11%
 Singles 253 27%
 Singles With Roommate 37 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 646 69%
 Households with Kids 294 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11172017181914141791716142615141818165
Female15151713101415141816181411261516191176
Total2632373028332928352535302552303037292311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51579 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 51579 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51579 real estate data, the median home value of $110,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51579. Rentals in 51579 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 51579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,278 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 3%
 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 439 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 263 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 238 23%
 Households Vacant 111 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 14 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 42 13%
 1 Bedroom 84 27%
 2 Bedroom 91 29%
 3+ Bedroom 95 30%
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 $50,139 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51579 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 51579 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 900 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 20%
 No Earnings 627 33%
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 900 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 20%
 No Earnings 627 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,042 87.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 7.7%
 Worked at Home 52 4.4%
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 50 6.1%
 High School Graduate 570 69.9%
 Associate's degree 67 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 102 12.5%
 Master's degree 23 2.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 513 89.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51579

ZIP Code 51579 is in the Woodbine Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51579.

Woodbine Elementary School
501 Weare St
Woodbine, IA 51579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodbine Community School District
Woodbine High School
501 Weare St
Woodbine, IA 51579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Woodbine Community School District

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