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ZIP Code 52531

Primary City:Albia, IA (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Central (4:27pm)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -92.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52531. 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 52531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52531, 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:
Albia, IA
Acceptable:
Hiteman
Unacceptable:
Avery, Georgetown

Stats and Demographics for the 52531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52531 is located in south 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 52531 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52531 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,976
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,746
Median Home Value $96,500
Land Area 217.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,405
Median Household Income $46,617

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male196202227198163151155169186206208232161154107837957
Female182197175214134154167160189209208218207131143109100145
Total378399402412297305322329375415416450368285250192179202

Gender

 Male 2,934 49%
 Female 3,042 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,836 97.7%
 Black Or African American 20 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2817127836540026619681
Renter80125969776594839
Total108296374462476325244120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,283 53%
 Single Guardian 337 14%
 Singles 656 27%
 Singles With Roommate 129 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,672 70%
 Households with Kids 733 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3748413132454744344637434655314549393428
Female3638413646403724503228374434445544442732
Total73868267788584688478658090897510093836160

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52531 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52531 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52531 real estate data, the median home value of $96,500 is slightly less 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 52531. Rentals in 52531 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,854 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 118 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,016 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 769 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 620 23%
 Households Vacant 341 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 45 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 3%
 1 Bedroom 191 32%
 2 Bedroom 220 36%
 3+ Bedroom 179 30%
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 $46,617 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52531 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 52531 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,052 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 969 21%
 No Earnings 1,691 36%
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 2,052 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 969 21%
 No Earnings 1,691 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,529 91.1%
 Public transportation 16 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 4.0%
 Worked at Home 112 4.0%
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 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 258 13.1%
 High School Graduate 1,153 58.4%
 Associate's degree 189 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 321 16.3%
 Master's degree 42 2.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,021 82.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 136 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52531

ZIP Code 52531 is in the Albia Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52531.

Lincoln Center
222 North 2nd
Albia, IA 52531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albia Community School District
Grant Center
520 South Clinton St
Albia, IA 52531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albia Community School District
Kendall Center
701 Washington Ave East
Albia, IA 52531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albia Community School District
Albia High School
503 B Ave East
Albia, IA 52531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Albia Community School District
Albia Middle School
505 C Ave East
Albia, IA 52531
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Albia Community School District

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