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ZIP Code 52557

Primary City:Fairfield, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (7:25am)
Area code: 641 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.023, -91.966
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52557. 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 52557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52557, 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:
Fairfield, IA
Maharishi University Of Mgmt

Stats and Demographics for the 52557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52557 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 52557 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 extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52557 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 85
Population Density 1,896 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2
Land Area 0.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 59

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


 Male 57 67%
 Female 28 33%


 White 67 79%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 15 18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 2 2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2 100%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 0 0%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 18
 Households without Kids 0 0%
 Households with Kids 2 100%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52557 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37 44%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 22 26%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 31%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 2 100%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 52557 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 52557 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 52557 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. The commute in 52557 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 16 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 14%
 No Earnings 50 65%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 14%
 No Earnings 50 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 0 0%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 100%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 52557 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 26 76%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 8 24%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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