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ZIP Code 51040

Primary City:Onawa, IA (View All Cities)
County: Monona County
Timezone: Central (6:22pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -96.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51040. 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 51040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51040, 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:
Onawa, IA
Acceptable:
Turin

Stats and Demographics for the 51040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51040 is located in west 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 51040 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51040 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,712
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,906
Median Home Value $81,700
Land Area 152.22 sq mi
Water Area 2.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,644
Median Household Income $38,969

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5104110214
5-9114123237
10-14124121245
15-19121105226
20-248173154
25-298085165
30-3484102186
35-3911488202
40-4490107197
45-49148141289
50-54142132274
55-59133102235
60-64101110211
65-69119117236
70-747990169
75-796496160
80-8453103156
85 Plus48108156

Gender

 Male 1,799 48%
 Female 1,913 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,579 96.4%
 Black Or African American 17 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 1.4%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24143448
25-3410074174
35-4412896224
45-5424190331
55-6421653269
65-7422448272
75-8416360223
85 Plus4954103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 738 45%
 Single Guardian 222 14%
 Singles 600 36%
 Singles With Roommate 84 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,222 74%
 Households with Kids 422 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1152237
2191534
3282654
4242650
5252954
6223254
7232851
8252045
9191433
10202242
11282452
12312556
13262551
14192544
15252247
16252449
17282755
18312051
19121224
20201838

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51040 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 51040 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51040 real estate data, the median home value of $81,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51040. Rentals in 51040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,648 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 626 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 509 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 509 27%
 Households Vacant 262 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 23.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 24 9.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 23.3%
 For Migrant Workers 7 2.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 39.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 5%
 1 Bedroom 180 35%
 2 Bedroom 188 37%
 3+ Bedroom 122 24%
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 $38,969 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51040 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 51040 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 1,143 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 761 26%
 No Earnings 1,051 36%
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 1,143 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 761 26%
 No Earnings 1,051 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,401 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 28 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 3%
 Worked at Home 47 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 99 7.7%
 High School Graduate 942 73.3%
 Associate's degree 100 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 131 10.2%
 Master's degree 3 0.2%
 Professional school degree 10 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 667 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51040

ZIP Code 51040 is in the West Monona Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51040.

West Monona Middle School
1314 15th St
Onawa, IA 51040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Monona Community School District
Lark Elementary School
611 4th
Onawa, IA 51040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Monona Community School District
Central Elementary School
1100 10th
Onawa, IA 51040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Monona Community School District
West Monona High School
1314 15th St
Onawa, IA 51040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Monona Community School District

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