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ZIP Code 52738

Primary City:Columbus Junction, IA (View All Cities)
County: Louisa County
Timezone: Central (2:28pm)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -91.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52738. 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 52738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52738, 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:
Columbus Junction, IA
Acceptable:
Columbus Jct
Unacceptable:
Cairo, Cotter, Fredonia, Gladwin

Stats and Demographics for the 52738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52738 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 52738 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52738 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,567
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,499
Median Home Value $98,300
Land Area 122.83 sq mi
Water Area 1.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,322
Median Household Income $50,742

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male109132136158102127971211291391571151046066373321
Female11210514113484869495118155118126797559396539
Total221237277292186213191216247294275241183135125769860

Gender

 Male 1,843 52%
 Female 1,724 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,890 81.0%
 Black Or African American 37 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 75 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 478 13.4%
 Two Or More Races 77 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16971522452201249624
Renter298086683523207
Total4517723831325514711631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 738 56%
 Single Guardian 196 15%
 Singles 317 24%
 Singles With Roommate 71 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 870 66%
 Households with Kids 452 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2222252126282729223326193127264732292417
Female2225222317172422252331352230393224201917
Total4447474443455151475657545357657956494334

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52738 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 52738 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52738 real estate data, the median home value of $98,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52738 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52738 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,534 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 33 1%
 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 575 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 399 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 348 23%
 Households Vacant 177 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 8%
 1 Bedroom 66 20%
 2 Bedroom 153 46%
 3+ Bedroom 85 26%
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 $50,742 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52738 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. 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 52738 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 1,231 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 707 26%
 No Earnings 781 29%
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 1,231 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 707 26%
 No Earnings 781 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,530 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 6%
 Worked at Home 49 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 291 27%
 High School Graduate 650 60%
 Associate's degree 41 4%
 Bachelor's degree 76 7%
 Master's degree 14 1%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 761 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52738

ZIP Code 52738 is in the Columbus Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52738.

Roundy Elementary School
1212 Colton St
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Community School District
Columbus Community High School
1004 Colton St
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus Community School District
Columbus Community Junior High School
1004 Colton St
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Columbus Community School District

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