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ZIP Code 52401

Primary City:Cedar Rapids, IA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oak Hill Jackson
County: Linn County
Timezone: Central (2:19am)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.97, -91.65
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52401. 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 52401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52401, 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:
Cedar Rapids, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52401 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 52401 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults 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 52401 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,017
Population Density 1,701 people per sq mi
Housing Units 992
Median Home Value $87,900
Land Area 1.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 883
Median Household Income $19,383

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46423560133163129739295968752301813104
Female534131477885435363555059363525222835
Total998366107211248172126155150146146886543353839

Gender

 Male 1,178 58%
 Female 839 42%
Gender

Race

 White 1,411 70.0%
 Black Or African American 409 20.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.5%
 Asian 50 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 26 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 109 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner103841414139174
Renter5313398116121524732
Total63171139157162916436

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 130 15%
 Single Guardian 150 17%
 Singles 537 61%
 Singles With Roommate 66 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 732 83%
 Households with Kids 151 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5141081258898776741310161722
Female91610769510116748661078166
Total1430201518141318201414111413102317243328

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 52401 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52401 real estate data, the median home value of $87,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,536 76%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 311 15%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 170 8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 180 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 51 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 652 66%
 Households Vacant 109 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 211 28%
 1 Bedroom 404 53%
 2 Bedroom 118 16%
 3+ Bedroom 27 4%
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 $19,383 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52401 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. 52401 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. The commute in 52401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 539 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 635 33%
 No Earnings 732 38%
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 539 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 635 33%
 No Earnings 732 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 645 72%
 Public transportation 26 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 155 17%
 Worked at Home 66 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 155 16%
 High School Graduate 607 61%
 Associate's degree 64 6%
 Bachelor's degree 113 11%
 Master's degree 36 4%
 Professional school degree 17 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 125 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52401

ZIP Code 52401 is in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52401.

Metro High School
1212 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cedar Rapids Community School District

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