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ZIP Code 52240

Primary City:Iowa City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Johnson County
Timezone: Central (10:37am)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -91.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52240. 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 52240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52240, 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:
Iowa City, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52240 is located in east 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 52240 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52240 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,230
Population Density 201 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,526
Median Home Value $157,900
Land Area 160.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,667
Median Household Income $41,405

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7947167181,0284,5281,525988788754847921943727433280213137114
Female7477676511,0633,8841,242935768746788963973733473344248231220
Total1,5411,4831,3692,0918,4122,7671,9231,5561,5001,6351,8841,9161,460906624461368334

Gender

 Male 16,454 51%
 Female 15,776 49%
Gender

Race

 White 27,020 83.8%
 Black Or African American 2,132 6.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.3%
 Asian 1,129 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 1,053 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 799 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1499951,1451,5781,751871496150
Renter3,2601,493574515330126117117
Total3,4092,4881,7192,0932,081997613267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,548 33%
 Single Guardian 1,582 12%
 Singles 4,197 31%
 Singles With Roommate 3,340 24%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,887 80%
 Households with Kids 2,780 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1551651571591621411291341501391341541431481381431551844081,118
Female1471471601471511671461651381501231271161351191371551225301,065
Total3023123173063133082752992882892572812592832572803103069382,183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52240 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52240 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 52240 real estate data, the median home value of $157,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52240 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,784 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 72 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 315 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,836 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,299 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,532 45%
 Households Vacant 859 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 328 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Sale Only 192 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 268 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,488 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,473 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,400 36%
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 $41,405 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52240 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. 52240 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 52240 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 10,322 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,002 45%
 No Earnings 5,303 19%
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 10,322 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,002 45%
 No Earnings 5,303 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,235 73.8%
 Public transportation 864 4.5%
 Taxicab 59 0.3%
 Motorcycle 109 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,381 17.5%
 Worked at Home 643 3.3%
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 720 8%
 High School Graduate 4,056 45%
 Associate's degree 753 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,863 21%
 Master's degree 855 9%
 Professional school degree 372 4%
 Doctorate degree 414 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,482 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 464 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 458 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52240

ZIP Code 52240 is in the Iowa City Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52240.

Grant Wood Elementary School
1930 Lakeside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Longfellow Elementary School
1130 Seymour Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Mark Twain Elementary
1355 Deforest Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Southeast Junior High School
2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Elizabeth Tate Alternative High School
1528 Mall Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Iowa City Community School District

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