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ZIP Code 52227

Primary City:Ely, IA (View All Cities)
County: Linn County
Timezone: Central (4:22pm)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.91, -91.56
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52227. 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 52227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52227, 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:
Ely, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52227 is located in east 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 52227 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52227 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,461
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 956
Median Home Value $191,800
Land Area 28.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 902
Median Household Income $81,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1001151007960577611510712074796141261777
Female93112111794055961091001116575574036181013
Total1932272111581001121722242072311391541188162351720

Gender

 Male 1,241 50%
 Female 1,220 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,402 97.6%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1594196179141743311
Renter2734353015954
Total42128231209156833815

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 584 65%
 Single Guardian 92 10%
 Singles 164 18%
 Singles With Roommate 62 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 514 57%
 Households with Kids 388 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2115152524142029282228191714231815131010
Female181722182719272019312021241520132315812
Total3932374351334749475348404129433138281822

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52227 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52227 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 52227 real estate data, the median home value of $191,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 52227. Rentals in 52227 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,461 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 567 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 176 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 159 17%
 Households Vacant 54 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 11 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 34 23%
 2 Bedroom 72 49%
 3+ Bedroom 42 28%
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 $81,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52227 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 52227 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 1,317 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 431 21%
 No Earnings 342 16%
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 1,317 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 431 21%
 No Earnings 342 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,472 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 1%
 Worked at Home 81 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 52227 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 14 1.5%
 High School Graduate 473 49.8%
 Associate's degree 152 16.0%
 Bachelor's degree 184 19.4%
 Master's degree 111 11.7%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 13 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 669 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 87 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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