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ZIP Code 51601

Primary City:Shenandoah, IA (View All Cities)
County: Page County
Timezone: Central (12:27pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -95.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51601. 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 51601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51601, 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:
Shenandoah, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51601 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 51601 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,025
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,001
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 106.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,669
Median Household Income $42,888

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male174184205164121160151164174174215220200164127917682
Female195142201191143151146183143191218239207168155131161214
Total369326406355264311297347317365433459407332282222237296

Gender

 Male 2,846 47%
 Female 3,179 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,817 96.5%
 Black Or African American 29 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 80 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23152230321372328235130
Renter80165148127125719270
Total103317378448497399327200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,259 47%
 Single Guardian 381 14%
 Singles 925 35%
 Singles With Roommate 104 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,979 74%
 Households with Kids 690 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2848313337413933343541484239483131262824
Female4035383328362330254238453442474736342723
Total6883696665776263597779937681957867605547

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51601 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 51601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51601 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,904 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 982 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 809 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 878 29%
 Households Vacant 332 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 66 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 189 28%
 2 Bedroom 271 40%
 3+ Bedroom 210 31%
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 $42,888 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51601 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 51601 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51601 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,809 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,109 23%
 No Earnings 1,940 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 1,809 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,109 23%
 No Earnings 1,940 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,537 95.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 3.3%
 Worked at Home 18 0.7%
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 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 322 14.7%
 High School Graduate 1,285 58.5%
 Associate's degree 215 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 261 11.9%
 Master's degree 51 2.3%
 Professional school degree 50 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 919 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 87 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 125 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51601

ZIP Code 51601 is in the Shenandoah Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51601.

Shenandoah Elementary School
601 Dr Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shenandoah Community School District
Shenandoah Middle School
601 Dr Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shenandoah Community School District
Shenandoah High School
1000 Mustang Dr
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shenandoah Community School District

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