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ZIP Code 52359

Primary City:West Chester, IA (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (1:48pm)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.36, -91.81
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52359

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52359. 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 52359. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52359, 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:
West Chester, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52359 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52359 is located in southeast 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 52359 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52359 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 279
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 129
Median Home Value $68,900
Land Area 14.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 114
Median Household Income $60,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1151311512787171331676411
Female55111215778178101385424
Total16102423617141515342113291511835

Gender

 Male 147 53%
 Female 132 47%
Gender

Race

 White 270 96.8%
 Black Or African American 2 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0141425221455
Renter03261030
Total0171631231485

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 61%
 Single Guardian 15 13%
 Singles 26 23%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 77 68%
 Households with Kids 37 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22321200251214321141
Female11302111030413532110
Total33623311281627853251

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52359 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52359 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52359 real estate data, the median home value of $68,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52359 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52359 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52359 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 279 100%
 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 64 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 12%
 Households Vacant 15 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 4 100%
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 $60,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52359 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 52359 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. More commuters in 52359 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 99 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 36%
 No Earnings 38 18%
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 99 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 36%
 No Earnings 38 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 141 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 19 20%
 High School Graduate 32 33%
 Associate's degree 14 14%
 Bachelor's degree 19 20%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 13 13%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 23 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 38%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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