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ZIP Code 51050

Primary City:Remsen, IA (View All Cities)
County: Plymouth County
Timezone: Central (9:46am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.8, -95.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51050

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51050. 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 51050. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51050, 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:
Remsen, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51050 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51050 is located in northwest 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 51050 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51050 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,631
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,085
Median Home Value $115,500
Land Area 136.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,001
Median Household Income $59,479

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 580107187
5-99687183
10-14114112226
15-1910187188
20-24503888
25-295462116
30-347472146
35-396267129
40-4410781188
45-498788175
50-54110106216
55-598287169
60-647288160
65-696965134
70-74383674
75-79344377
80-84285785
85 Plus365490

Gender

 Male 1,294 49%
 Female 1,337 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,589 98.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101727
25-348934123
35-4414333176
45-5417038208
55-6416315178
65-7411714131
75-848713100
85 Plus431558

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 627 63%
 Single Guardian 96 10%
 Singles 253 25%
 Singles With Roommate 25 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 663 66%
 Households with Kids 338 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1161935
2101929
3201939
4232851
5181836
6181634
7221941
8191332
9192140
10272148
11272148
12262551
13132538
14212041
15192847
16201434
17331851
18191938
1910818
209817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51050 has a small 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 51050 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51050 real estate data, the median home value of $115,500 is slightly less than average 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 51050. Rentals in 51050 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51050 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,580 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 2%
 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 470 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 352 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 179 16%
 Households Vacant 84 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 12 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 40 16%
 2 Bedroom 41 17%
 3+ Bedroom 159 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 $59,479 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51050 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51050 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51050 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,051 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 519 25%
 No Earnings 528 25%
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 1,051 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 519 25%
 No Earnings 528 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,272 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 3%
 Worked at Home 161 11%
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 53 6%
 High School Graduate 590 69%
 Associate's degree 86 10%
 Bachelor's degree 99 12%
 Master's degree 14 2%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 517 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 214 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51050

ZIP Code 51050 is in the Remsen-Union Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51050.

Remsen-Union Elementary School
511 Roosevelt St
Remsen, IA 51050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Remsen-Union Community School District
Remsen-Union Middle School
511 Roosevelt
Remsen, IA 51050
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Remsen-Union Community School District
Remsen-Union High School
511 Roosevelt St
Remsen, IA 51050
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Remsen-Union Community School District
St Catherine-St Marys Grade School
321 Fulton St
Remsen, IA 51050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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