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ZIP Code 51560

Primary City:Oakland, IA (View All Cities)
County: Pottawattamie County
Timezone: Central (6:38am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -95.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51560

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51560. 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 51560. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51560, 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:
Oakland, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51560 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51560 is located in southwest 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 51560 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51560 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,099
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 923
Median Home Value $123,100
Land Area 97.36 sq mi
Water Area 1.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 841
Median Household Income $60,854

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58367150
5-96971140
10-146073133
15-196162123
20-24473481
25-295874132
30-345654110
35-397159130
40-445459113
45-499478172
50-545884142
55-598066146
60-646664130
65-695153104
70-74375390
75-79224163
80-84273764
85 Plus185876

Gender

 Male 1,012 48%
 Female 1,087 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,029 96.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 25 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-248917
25-347242114
35-449336129
45-5413543178
55-6412436160
65-7410412116
75-84711586
85 Plus261541

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 485 58%
 Single Guardian 103 12%
 Singles 220 26%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 578 69%
 Households with Kids 263 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1221032
2162137
316824
4151429
5131932
691120
7151328
8151732
9171128
1081422
1112820
12111526
13131629
14162036
15121830
168917
17141630
18151025
1912921
2012416

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51560 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 51560 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51560 real estate data, the median home value of $123,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51560 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51560 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51560 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,046 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 3%
 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 382 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 251 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 208 23%
 Households Vacant 82 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 13 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 21 8%
 2 Bedroom 108 40%
 3+ Bedroom 135 51%
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 $60,854 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51560 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. Most commuters in 51560 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 860 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 20%
 No Earnings 454 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 860 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 20%
 No Earnings 454 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,003 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 2%
 Worked at Home 69 6%
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 105 15%
 High School Graduate 424 59%
 Associate's degree 65 9%
 Bachelor's degree 100 14%
 Master's degree 17 2%
 Professional school degree 11 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 390 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51560

ZIP Code 51560 is in the Riverside Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51560.

Riverside Elementary
708 Glass St
Oakland, IA 51560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Riverside Community School District
Riverside Community High School
501 Oakland Ave
Oakland, IA 51560
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Riverside Community School District

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