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ZIP Code 51056

Primary City:Smithland, IA (View All Cities)
County: Woodbury County
Timezone: Central (10:49pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.25, -95.96
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51056. 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 51056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51056, 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:
Smithland, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51056 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 51056 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51056 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 478
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 228
Median Home Value $98,600
Land Area 34.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 206
Median Household Income $40,956

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 591120
5-991221
10-14211031
15-19221840
20-2410919
25-2911617
30-348917
35-39201131
40-44131427
45-49151530
50-54211637
55-59232043
60-64162743
65-69141529
70-74141226
75-7961117
80-847613
85 Plus8917

Gender

 Male 247 52%
 Female 231 48%
Gender

Race

 White 468 97.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24257
25-347815
35-4425732
45-5430535
55-6433942
65-7436440
75-8415419
85 Plus14216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 108 52%
 Single Guardian 36 17%
 Singles 57 28%
 Singles With Roommate 5 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 150 73%
 Households with Kids 56 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123
2235
3123
4112
5325
6437
7022
8123
9134
10639
11415
12404
13336
14437
15336
166612
176410
18459
19303
20022

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51056 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51056 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51056 real estate data, the median home value of $98,600 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 51056. Rentals in 51056 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 478 100%
 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 81 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 19%
 Households Vacant 22 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 77%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 3%
 1 Bedroom 9 16%
 2 Bedroom 3 5%
 3+ Bedroom 44 76%
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 $40,956 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51056 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 51056 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 51056. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 220 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 19%
 No Earnings 140 32%
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 220 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 19%
 No Earnings 140 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 213 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 15%
 Worked at Home 9 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 33 17%
 High School Graduate 138 69%
 Associate's degree 10 5%
 Bachelor's degree 16 8%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 49 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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