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ZIP Code 52043

Primary City:Elkader, IA (View All Cities)
County: Clayton County
Timezone: Central (10:29pm)
Area code: 563 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.8, -91.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52043. 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 52043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52043, 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:
Elkader, IA
Unacceptable:
Clayton Center, Communia, Mederville, Osborne

Stats and Demographics for the 52043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52043 is located in northeast 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 52043 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52043 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,321
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,141
Median Home Value $93,100
Land Area 99.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,038
Median Household Income $54,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male49596657564545697175117102896846513135
Female6262517630593764638712488905965614864
Total11112111713386104821331341622411901791271111127999

Gender

 Male 1,131 49%
 Female 1,190 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,263 97.5%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64710916717212810144
Renter2841345542272611
Total348814322221415512755

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 564 54%
 Single Guardian 78 8%
 Singles 340 33%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 796 77%
 Households with Kids 242 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male99710822912812141114151118615715
Female8131318101212171112915871615241568
Total1722202818342129192423262222273330301323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52043 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 52043 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52043 real estate data, the median home value of $93,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52043 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52043 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,251 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 2.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 366 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 408 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 264 23%
 Households Vacant 103 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 3%
 1 Bedroom 71 36%
 2 Bedroom 70 36%
 3+ Bedroom 50 25%
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 $54,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52043 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 52043 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 858 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 25%
 No Earnings 598 31%
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 858 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 25%
 No Earnings 598 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,005 85.2%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 8.4%
 Worked at Home 70 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 62 7%
 High School Graduate 543 62%
 Associate's degree 57 7%
 Bachelor's degree 158 18%
 Master's degree 35 4%
 Professional school degree 11 1%
 Doctorate degree 8 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 299 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52043

ZIP Code 52043 is in the Central Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52043.

Central Community Jr-Sr High School
400 1st St NW
Elkader, IA 52043
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Community School District
Elkader Elementary School
400 1st St NW
Elkader, IA 52043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Community School District

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