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ZIP Code 51237

Primary City:George, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (12:26am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -96.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51237. 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 51237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51237, 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:
George, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51237 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 51237 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51237 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,703
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 780
Median Home Value $76,900
Land Area 96.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 694
Median Household Income $50,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 54855103
5-96648114
10-145752109
15-19554196
20-24292352
25-29384987
30-34415899
35-39523991
40-44484492
45-497155126
50-546358121
55-596765132
60-64445195
65-69373572
70-74344882
75-79345488
80-84403070
85 Plus274774

Gender

 Male 851 50%
 Female 852 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,668 97.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441014
25-34563288
35-44712394
45-5411324137
55-6410816124
65-74871198
75-84831295
85 Plus341044

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 432 62%
 Single Guardian 55 8%
 Singles 184 27%
 Singles With Roommate 23 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 506 73%
 Households with Kids 188 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131023
29918
371017
4161733
512921
618826
7131225
810717
9131225
1011920
11131326
12121123
13101020
1411920
1510717
16131023
17111223
1813922
198311
207310

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51237 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 51237 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51237 real estate data, the median home value of $76,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,661 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 42 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 253 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 303 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 18%
 Households Vacant 86 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 16 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 13%
 2 Bedroom 62 33%
 3+ Bedroom 102 54%
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 $50,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51237 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 51237 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 512 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 320 25%
 No Earnings 458 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 512 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 320 25%
 No Earnings 458 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 693 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 3%
 Worked at Home 43 6%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 103 20.0%
 High School Graduate 261 50.8%
 Associate's degree 56 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 67 13.0%
 Master's degree 18 3.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 6 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 302 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51237

ZIP Code 51237 is in the George-Little Rock Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51237.

George Elementary School
500 East Indiana Ave
George, IA 51237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: George-Little Rock Community School District
George-Little Rock Senior High School
500 East Indiana Ave
George, IA 51237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: George-Little Rock Community School District

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