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ZIP Code 52142

Primary City:Fayette, IA (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (6:24pm)
Coordinates:42.8, -91.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52142

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52142. 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 52142. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52142, 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:
Fayette, IA
Unacceptable:
Albany, Donnan, Lima

Stats and Demographics for the 52142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52142 is located in northeast Iowa and covers a slightly less 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 52142 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52142 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,871
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 696
Median Home Value $92,700
Land Area 72.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 622
Median Household Income $42,098

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male25283716524239312845557853473623142112
Female35273413115839252635627344283532262656
Total6055712964007856548011715197757155404768

Gender

 Male 979 52%
 Female 892 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,699 90.8%
 Black Or African American 100 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 30 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 14 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 26 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10284311385663719
Renter10437171912101111
Total114656013297764830

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 277 45%
 Single Guardian 51 8%
 Singles 195 31%
 Singles With Roommate 99 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 493 79%
 Households with Kids 129 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8453648647987668133810086
Female948664188955967815455669
Total17813912891412161413161213162883156155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52142 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52142 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52142 real estate data, the median home value of $92,700 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 52142. Rentals in 52142 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,393 74%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 340 18%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 221 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 180 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 221 32%
 Households Vacant 74 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 13%
 1 Bedroom 29 18%
 2 Bedroom 24 15%
 3+ Bedroom 91 55%
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 $42,098 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52142 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. 52142 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 52142 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 52142 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 331 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 708 48%
 No Earnings 443 30%
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 331 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 708 48%
 No Earnings 443 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 418 56%
 Public transportation 36 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 26%
 Worked at Home 99 13%
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 52 12%
 High School Graduate 217 50%
 Associate's degree 39 9%
 Bachelor's degree 46 11%
 Master's degree 46 11%
 Professional school degree 15 3%
 Doctorate degree 23 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 171 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52142

ZIP Code 52142 is in the North Fayette Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52142.

North Middle School
200 North Volga
Fayette, IA 52142
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Fayette Community School District

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