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ZIP Code 52551

Primary City:Douds, IA (View All Cities)
County: Van Buren County
Timezone: Central (12:58am)
Coordinates:40.8, -92.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52551. 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 52551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52551, 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:
Douds, IA
Unacceptable:
Leando

Stats and Demographics for the 52551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52551 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 52551 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 688
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 357
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 57.64 sq mi
Water Area 1.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 290
Median Household Income $48,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male123024202419182128172223192417121013
Female2218202214202213171827212717278715
Total344844423839403445354944464144201728

Gender

 Male 353 51%
 Female 335 49%
Gender

Race

 White 681 99.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner732363746462217
Renter510863474
Total1242444349502921

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 159 55%
 Single Guardian 31 11%
 Singles 77 27%
 Singles With Roommate 23 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 209 72%
 Households with Kids 81 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male223462831113389656122
Female66433323734463257535
Total88779510618477141281013657

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52551 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52551 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52551 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 52551. Rentals in 52551 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 688 100%
 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 124 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 119 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 13%
 Households Vacant 67 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 53%
 2 Bedroom 7 47%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $48,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52551 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 52551 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 52551 can expect to fall in that range. 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 123 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 238 43%
 No Earnings 194 35%
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 123 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 238 43%
 No Earnings 194 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 263 81%
 Public transportation 14 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 3%
 Worked at Home 39 12%
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 34 12%
 High School Graduate 140 48%
 Associate's degree 34 12%
 Bachelor's degree 62 21%
 Master's degree 23 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 46 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52551

ZIP Code 52551 is in the Van Buren Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52551.

Van Buren Community Elementary School
14574 Jefferson St
Douds, IA 52551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren Community School District

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