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ZIP Code 51003

Primary City:Alton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Sioux County
Timezone: Central (6:33am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.0, -96.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51003. 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 51003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51003, 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:
Alton, IA
Unacceptable:
Carnes

Stats and Demographics for the 51003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51003 is located in northwest 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 51003 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51003 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,700
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 674
Median Home Value $123,200
Land Area 55.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 646
Median Household Income $60,391

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56759126
5-96454118
10-146079139
15-196678144
20-24364278
25-295251103
30-346653119
35-39353469
40-44524799
45-496458122
50-549292184
55-596459123
60-64444084
65-69302555
70-74172239
75-79161935
80-84171734
85 Plus111829

Gender

 Male 853 50%
 Female 847 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,645 96.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 9 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24121729
25-348228110
35-44731689
45-5414225167
55-641098117
65-7453659
75-8443851
85 Plus22224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 433 67%
 Single Guardian 42 7%
 Singles 143 22%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 414 64%
 Households with Kids 232 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1191231
2121325
314822
4141428
5131326
615823
7151126
8161228
951015
10121830
11121527
12111223
13121830
14131629
15102232
16161026
17102131
18211637
199918
208816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51003 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51003 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51003 real estate data, the median home value of $123,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51003. Rentals in 51003 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,700 100%
 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 344 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 192 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 110 16%
 Households Vacant 28 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 5 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 16%
 2 Bedroom 39 40%
 3+ Bedroom 43 44%
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 $60,391 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51003 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 51003 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 741 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 358 27%
 No Earnings 251 19%
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 741 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 358 27%
 No Earnings 251 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 925 89.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 3.8%
 Worked at Home 68 6.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 57 9.3%
 High School Graduate 350 57.0%
 Associate's degree 93 15.1%
 Bachelor's degree 79 12.9%
 Master's degree 25 4.1%
 Professional school degree 8 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 179 58.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 20.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51003

ZIP Code 51003 is in the Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51003.

Moc-Floyd Valley Middle School
1104 5th Ave
Alton, IA 51003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Moc-Floyd Valley Community School District

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