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ZIP Code 52246

Primary City:Iowa City, IA (View All Cities)
County: Johnson County
Timezone: Central (2:56am)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.64, -91.60
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52246

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52246. 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 52246. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52246, 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
Unacceptable:
University Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 52246 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52246 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 52246 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely 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 52246 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,114
Population Density 2,322 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,151
Median Home Value $221,400
Land Area 9.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,517
Median Household Income $41,170

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6375154747862,0011,590849578529503478426355245168132100105
Female6014974666522,1021,468766591539476508499376270201179177275
Total1,2381,0129401,4384,1033,0581,6151,1691,068979986925731515369311277380

Gender

 Male 10,471 50%
 Female 10,643 50%
Gender

Race

 White 16,113 76.3%
 Black Or African American 1,319 6.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 2,765 13.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 321 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 548 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner164596736850809451309147
Renter1,9132,1365593472017892129
Total2,0772,7321,2951,1971,010529401276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,287 35%
 Single Guardian 866 9%
 Singles 3,497 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,867 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,510 79%
 Households with Kids 2,007 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1291271191119491108126968910188106901069173174342338
Female12212710311010811294879689109968884709174154263325
Total251254222221202203202213192178210184194174176182147328605663

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52246 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 52246 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 52246 real estate data, the median home value of $221,400 is slightly higher 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 52246. Rentals in 52246 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52246 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,278 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 661 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,799 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,263 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,455 54%
 Households Vacant 634 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 231 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 142 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 156 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 226 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,338 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,838 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,100 20%
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 $41,170 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52246 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. ZIP code 52246 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 52246 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 52246 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 6,412 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,200 40%
 No Earnings 4,214 24%
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 6,412 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,200 40%
 No Earnings 4,214 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,217 63.5%
 Public transportation 1,719 15.1%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 85 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,063 18.2%
 Worked at Home 264 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 52246 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 218 4%
 High School Graduate 1,322 22%
 Associate's degree 278 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,491 24%
 Master's degree 1,075 18%
 Professional school degree 936 15%
 Doctorate degree 814 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,478 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 285 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 306 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52246

ZIP Code 52246 is in the Iowa City Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52246.

Weber Elementary
3850 Rohret Rd
Iowa City, IA 52246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Ernest Horn Elementary School
600 Koser Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Lincoln Elementary School
300 Teeters Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
611 Greenwood Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iowa City Community School District
West Senior High School
2901 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Iowa City Community School District

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