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ZIP Code 51462

Primary City:Scranton, IA (View All Cities)
County: Greene County
Timezone: Central (10:22am)
Coordinates:42.0, -94.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51462

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51462. 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 51462. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51462, 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:
Scranton, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51462 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51462 is located in west 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 51462 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51462 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,013
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 506
Median Home Value $75,700
Land Area 107.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 438
Median Household Income $48,056

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5232447
5-9253055
10-14383472
15-19353368
20-24231437
25-29262652
30-34281846
35-39212041
40-44313061
45-49363571
50-54564399
55-59453883
60-64282755
65-69253055
70-74313768
75-79192544
80-84171229
85 Plus102030

Gender

 Male 517 51%
 Female 496 49%
Gender

Race

 White 984 97.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 15 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24279
25-34321850
35-44361248
45-54742599
55-64711586
65-7461970
75-8448452
85 Plus19524

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 249 57%
 Single Guardian 31 7%
 Singles 136 31%
 Singles With Roommate 22 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 333 76%
 Households with Kids 105 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1538
25611
36410
45611
56713
6325
76713
86713
94711
10111021
11459
125712
1310515
148715
152911
168816
179817
188210
198614
20639

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51462 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51462 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51462 real estate data, the median home value of $75,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51462. Rentals in 51462 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51462 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,013 100%
 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 180 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 163 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 95 19%
 Households Vacant 68 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 14%
 2 Bedroom 25 25%
 3+ Bedroom 62 61%
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 $48,056 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51462 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51462 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 346 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 30%
 No Earnings 222 27%
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 346 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 30%
 No Earnings 222 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 414 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 7%
 Worked at Home 45 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 46 12%
 High School Graduate 283 74%
 Associate's degree 19 5%
 Bachelor's degree 22 6%
 Master's degree 12 3%
 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 195 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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