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ZIP Code 51240

Primary City:Inwood, IA (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (12:42pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -96.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51240. 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 51240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51240, 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:
Inwood, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51240 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 51240 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51240 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,746
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 696
Median Home Value $123,200
Land Area 101.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 645
Median Household Income $49,471

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58476160
5-96761128
10-148258140
15-195850108
20-24463985
25-295645101
30-346854122
35-39444286
40-44464288
45-495059109
50-547054124
55-595856114
60-64385492
65-69342559
70-74253156
75-79273461
80-84243559
85 Plus252954

Gender

 Male 902 52%
 Female 844 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,721 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24241034
25-347930109
35-44722193
45-5411016126
55-6410110111
65-7462769
75-8466874
85 Plus22729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 448 69%
 Single Guardian 43 7%
 Singles 136 21%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 419 65%
 Households with Kids 226 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1181129
2192140
3181230
4151934
5121628
6181735
711516
814923
9121426
10141731
11181230
1271017
13201131
1423831
157815
16161228
17141630
1811920
1910515
207613

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51240 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 51240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51240 real estate data, the median home value of $123,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,712 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 34 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 330 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 206 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 109 16%
 Households Vacant 51 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 10 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 4%
 2 Bedroom 32 29%
 3+ Bedroom 73 67%
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 $49,471 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51240 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 51240 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51240 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 51240 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 635 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 381 29%
 No Earnings 304 23%
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 635 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 381 29%
 No Earnings 304 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 697 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 10%
 Worked at Home 83 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 55 10%
 High School Graduate 406 72%
 Associate's degree 33 6%
 Bachelor's degree 47 8%
 Master's degree 18 3%
 Professional school degree 6 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 188 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51240

ZIP Code 51240 is in the West Lyon Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51240.

West Lyon Elementary School
1787 182nd St
Inwood, IA 51240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Lyon Community School District
West Lyon High School
1787 182nd St
Inwood, IA 51240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Lyon Community School District
West Lyon Junior High School
1787 182nd St
Inwood, IA 51240
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Lyon Community School District
Inwood Christian School
302 E Madison St
Inwood, IA 51240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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