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ZIP Code 51006

Primary City:Battle Creek, IA (View All Cities)
County: Ida County
Timezone: Central (3:36am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -95.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51006. 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 51006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51006, 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:
Battle Creek, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51006 is located in west 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 51006 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51006 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,075
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 532
Median Home Value $45,900
Land Area 81.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 467
Median Household Income $33,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5414283
5-9342963
10-14342963
15-19223557
20-24302555
25-29332457
30-34282452
35-39292655
40-44302959
45-49342761
50-54403676
55-59413172
60-64403878
65-69312859
70-74282755
75-79181937
80-84142337
85 Plus134356

Gender

 Male 540 50%
 Female 535 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,059 98.5%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 8 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451520
25-34372057
35-44411859
45-54611677
55-64721991
65-74601474
75-84411253
85 Plus231336

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 238 51%
 Single Guardian 48 10%
 Singles 166 36%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 341 73%
 Households with Kids 126 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16814
28816
310717
471320
5549
612618
75813
89615
9358
109413
114610
126814
137613
148513
156612
1651318
174711
186511
19145
205510

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51006 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 51006 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51006 real estate data, the median home value of $45,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51006 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,048 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 27 3%
 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 171 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 169 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 127 24%
 Households Vacant 65 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 5 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 5%
 1 Bedroom 20 15%
 2 Bedroom 21 15%
 3+ Bedroom 88 65%
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 $33,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51006 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. More commuters in 51006 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 298 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 33%
 No Earnings 280 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 298 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 33%
 No Earnings 280 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 491 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 4%
 Worked at Home 19 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 37 10%
 High School Graduate 253 72%
 Associate's degree 25 7%
 Bachelor's degree 22 6%
 Master's degree 5 1%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 8 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 284 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51006

ZIP Code 51006 is in the Battle Creek-Ida Grove Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51006.

Battle Creek-Ida Grove Intermediate School
600 Chestnut
Battle Creek, IA 51006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Battle Creek-Ida Grove Community School District

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