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ZIP Code 97051

Primary City:Saint Helens, OR (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Pacific (2:19am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.9, -122.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97051

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97051. 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 97051. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97051, 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:
Saint Helens, OR
Unacceptable:
St Helens

Stats and Demographics for the 97051 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97051 is located in northwest Oregon 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 97051 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97051 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,957
Population Density 331 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,352
Median Home Value $184,500
Land Area 48.23 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,987
Median Household Income $52,852

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5746396785724624925675646055645635074213111781297991
Female545577581492466511623531591571570485445325182148142176
Total1,1191,2161,2591,0649281,0031,1901,0951,1961,1351,133992866636360277221267

Gender

 Male 7,996 50%
 Female 7,961 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,516 91.0%
 Black Or African American 86 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 237 1.5%
 Asian 189 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 46 0.3%
 Other Race 197 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 686 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40542815885813468229106
Renter21043941737128615911295
Total2509811,2321,2561,099627341201

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,011 50%
 Single Guardian 1,097 18%
 Singles 1,468 25%
 Singles With Roommate 411 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,784 63%
 Households with Kids 2,203 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11011312811111312812913813113414013314013111812010712010799
Female11110111612011410112410912911012611711711111797861068692
Total221214244231227229253247260244266250257242235217193226193191

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97051 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97051 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 97051 real estate data, the median home value of $184,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97051 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97051 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97051 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,595 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 190 1.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 121 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,155 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 743 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,089 33%
 Households Vacant 365 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 107 29.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2.5%
 For Sale Only 122 33.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 8.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 25.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 5%
 1 Bedroom 347 17%
 2 Bedroom 868 43%
 3+ Bedroom 705 35%
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 $52,852 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97051 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. However, that is not the case in 97051. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,351 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,678 31%
 No Earnings 3,955 33%
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 4,351 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,678 31%
 No Earnings 3,955 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,033 92.7%
 Public transportation 124 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 2.6%
 Worked at Home 170 2.6%
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 586 12.0%
 High School Graduate 2,940 60.3%
 Associate's degree 468 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 569 11.7%
 Master's degree 189 3.9%
 Professional school degree 90 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,965 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 331 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 311 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97051

ZIP Code 97051 is in the St Helens School District 502. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97051.

Mcbride Elementary School
2774 Columbia Blvd
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St Helens School District 502
St Helens Arthur Academy
33035 Pittsburg Rd
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St Helens School District 502
Lewis & Clark Elementary School
111 South 9th St
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St Helens School District 502
St Helens Middle School
354 North 15th St
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: St Helens School District 502
St Helens High School
2375 Gable Rd
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St Helens School District 502
Columbia County Education Campus
474 North 16th St
St. Helens, OR 97051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St Helens School District 502
Columbia County Christian School
56523 Columbia River Hwy
Warren, OR 97051
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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