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ZIP Code 51542

Primary City:Honey Creek, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pottawattamie County
Timezone: Central (1:44pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.4, -95.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51542. 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 51542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51542, 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:
Honey Creek, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51542 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 51542 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults 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 51542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,011
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 417
Median Home Value $219,200
Land Area 35.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 400
Median Household Income $89,028

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5251944
5-9402868
10-14373269
15-19322355
20-24181533
25-29101222
30-34162238
35-39383270
40-44342963
45-49425092
50-546450114
55-595053103
60-64463884
65-69313364
70-74201737
75-7991423
80-8411819
85 Plus4913

Gender

 Male 527 52%
 Female 484 48%
Gender

Race

 White 992 98.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.5%
 Asian 6 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24404
25-3416420
35-4454761
45-541016107
55-641045109
65-7456359
75-8425328
85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 278 70%
 Single Guardian 25 6%
 Singles 81 20%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 290 73%
 Households with Kids 110 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1639
2415
37613
44610
510616
68614
79514
87613
96511
10527
1141014
1211516
139918
148614
158715
165510
1710515
187512
19213
20729

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51542 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 51542 real estate data, the median home value of $219,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51542. Rentals in 51542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,011 100%
 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 266 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 7%
 Households Vacant 17 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 30%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 23 70%
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 $89,028 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51542 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. However, that is not the case in 51542. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 450 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 20%
 No Earnings 240 28%
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 450 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 20%
 No Earnings 240 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 541 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 2%
 Worked at Home 31 5%
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 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 55 15%
 High School Graduate 208 55%
 Associate's degree 42 11%
 Bachelor's degree 72 19%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 155 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes