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ZIP Code 52172

Primary City:Waukon, IA (View All Cities)
County: Allamakee County
Timezone: Central (4:15pm)
Area code: 563 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -91.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52172

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52172. 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 52172. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52172, 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:
Waukon, IA
Unacceptable:
Ludlow

Stats and Demographics for the 52172 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52172 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 52172 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52172 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,303
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,865
Median Home Value $106,100
Land Area 158.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,632
Median Household Income $48,229

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2231931902051711781451851822262312221911571181148668
Female190202210211147163160157181222235233194153131138145146
Total413395400416318341305342363448466455385310249252231214

Gender

 Male 3,085 49%
 Female 3,218 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,218 98.7%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 36 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4521027542241329525089
Renter77118979783536246
Total122328372519496348312135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,356 52%
 Single Guardian 325 12%
 Singles 817 31%
 Singles With Roommate 134 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,898 72%
 Households with Kids 734 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3446494545284045353033464734374645492836
Female3929483640494627405638363446524838452829
Total7375978185778672758671828180899483945665

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52172 has a small 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 52172 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52172 real estate data, the median home value of $106,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52172 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52172 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52172 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,139 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 146 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,104 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 895 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 633 22%
 Households Vacant 233 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 24%
 For Migrant Workers 8 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 2%
 1 Bedroom 173 28%
 2 Bedroom 179 29%
 3+ Bedroom 254 41%
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 $48,229 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52172 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. More commuters in 52172 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 1,939 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,500 31%
 No Earnings 1,349 28%
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 1,939 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,500 31%
 No Earnings 1,349 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,629 89.8%
 Public transportation 18 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 166 5.7%
 Worked at Home 115 3.9%
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 202 10.1%
 High School Graduate 1,383 68.8%
 Associate's degree 154 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 189 9.4%
 Master's degree 43 2.1%
 Professional school degree 28 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 922 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 142 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52172

ZIP Code 52172 is in the Allamakee Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52172.

East Campus Elementary School
107 6th St NW
Waukon, IA 52172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allamakee Community School District
West Campus Elementary School
953 3rd Ave NW
Waukon, IA 52172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allamakee Community School District
Waukon High School
1061 3rd Ave NW
Waukon, IA 52172
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allamakee Community School District
Allamakee Junior High School
1059 3rd Ave NW
Waukon, IA 52172
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Allamakee Community School District
St Patrick School
200 2nd St SW
Waukon, IA 52172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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