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ZIP Code 52540

Primary City:Brighton, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:39am)
Coordinates:41.2, -91.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52540. 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 52540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52540, 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:
Brighton, IA
Unacceptable:
East Pleasant Plain, Germanville, Pleasant Plain

Stats and Demographics for the 52540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52540 is located in southeast 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 52540 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52540 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,420
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 657
Median Home Value $84,000
Land Area 97.91 sq mi
Water Area 1.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 590
Median Household Income $49,038

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male445353483434414237687260363934211416
Female334431483938354446574857474125171212
Total779784967372768683125120117838059382628

Gender

 Male 746 53%
 Female 674 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,400 98.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33759109103774520
Renter15332834121023
Total187087143115874723

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 320 54%
 Single Guardian 79 13%
 Singles 162 27%
 Singles With Roommate 29 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 422 72%
 Households with Kids 168 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male57911991015101599911611131268
Female6757118681136831191112976
Total1114141820171623211815171222152225211314

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52540 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52540 real estate data, the median home value of $84,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,420 100%
 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 248 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 205 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 21%
 Households Vacant 67 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 29 22%
 2 Bedroom 37 28%
 3+ Bedroom 63 48%
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 $49,038 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52540 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 52540 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 52540 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 566 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 239 21%
 No Earnings 318 28%
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 566 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 239 21%
 No Earnings 318 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 635 91.1%
 Public transportation 9 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 6.9%
 Worked at Home 5 0.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 6%
 High School Graduate 428 85%
 Associate's degree 12 2%
 Bachelor's degree 10 2%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 12 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 244 94.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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