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ZIP Code 51047

Primary City:Peterson, IA (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (8:20am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.9, -95.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51047. 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 51047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51047, 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:
Peterson, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51047 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 51047 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51047 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 646
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 357
Median Home Value $70,000
Land Area 77.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 287
Median Household Income $48,309

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5101525
5-9171431
10-14331649
15-19251136
20-249817
25-29111122
30-34191635
35-39111829
40-44151126
45-49163046
50-54343771
55-59372865
60-64322557
65-6920828
70-7491423
75-79172441
80-8472128
85 Plus61117

Gender

 Male 328 51%
 Female 318 49%
Gender

Race

 White 640 99.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24213
25-3419827
35-4421728
45-5449857
55-6466874
65-7430232
75-8444650
85 Plus13316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 169 59%
 Single Guardian 25 9%
 Singles 85 30%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 227 79%
 Households with Kids 60 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1426
2235
3022
4347
5325
6347
7123
8639
9437
105510
11819
129413
13448
14729
158210
16628
17527
18347
19314
20011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51047 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51047 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51047 real estate data, the median home value of $70,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51047 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51047 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 621 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 4%
 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 113 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 131 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 43 12%
 Households Vacant 70 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 19%
 2 Bedroom 7 33%
 3+ Bedroom 10 48%
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 $48,309 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51047 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. A higher percentage of people in 51047 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 51047. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 254 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 25%
 No Earnings 238 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 254 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 25%
 No Earnings 238 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 251 75%
 Public transportation 6 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 4%
 Worked at Home 62 19%
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 17 5.9%
 High School Graduate 202 70.6%
 Associate's degree 16 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 40 14.0%
 Master's degree 4 1.4%
 Professional school degree 5 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 140 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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