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ZIP Code 51601

Post Office City:Shenandoah, IA (View All Cities)
County: Page County
Timezone: Central (5:27am)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -95.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51601

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 51601. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 51601 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Shenandoah, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51601 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 51601 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,025
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,001
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 106.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,669
Median Household Income $42,888

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5174195369
5-9184142326
10-14205201406
15-19164191355
20-24121143264
25-29160151311
30-34151146297
35-39164183347
40-44174143317
45-49174191365
50-54215218433
55-59220239459
60-64200207407
65-69164168332
70-74127155282
75-7991131222
80-8476161237
85 Plus82214296

Gender

 Male 2,846 47%
 Female 3,179 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,817 96.5%
 Black Or African American 29 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 80 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242380103
25-34152165317
35-44230148378
45-54321127448
55-64372125497
65-7432871399
75-8423592327
85 Plus13070200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,259 47%
 Single Guardian 381 14%
 Singles 925 35%
 Singles With Roommate 104 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,979 74%
 Households with Kids 690 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1284068
2483583
3313869
4333366
5372865
6413677
7392362
8333063
9342559
10354277
11413879
12484593
13423476
14394281
15484795
16314778
17313667
18263460
19282755
20242347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51601 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 51601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51601 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 51601. Rentals in 51601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Shenandoah, IA home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,904 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 982 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 809 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 878 29%
 Households Vacant 332 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 66 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 189 28%
 2 Bedroom 271 40%
 3+ Bedroom 210 31%
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 $42,888 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 51601 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 51601 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 51601 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 1,809 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,109 23%
 No Earnings 1,940 40%
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 1,809 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,109 23%
 No Earnings 1,940 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,537 95.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 3.3%
 Worked at Home 18 0.7%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 494 11.3%
 High School Graduate 2,728 62.7%
 Associate's degree 366 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 556 12.8%
 Master's degree 133 3.1%
 Professional school degree 65 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 919 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 87 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 125 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51601

ZIP Code 51601 is in the Shenandoah Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51601.

Shenandoah Elementary School
601 Dr. Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shenandoah Community School District
Shenandoah Middle School
601 Dr. Creighton Circle
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shenandoah Community School District
Shenandoah High School
1000 Mustang Dr
Shenandoah, IA 51601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shenandoah Community School District

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