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ZIP Code 52140

Primary City:Dorchester, IA (View All Cities)
County: Allamakee County
Timezone: Central (5:49pm)
Area code: 563 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -91.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52140

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52140. 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 52140. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52140, 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:
Dorchester, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52140 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52140 is located in northeast 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 52140 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52140 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 532
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 294
Median Home Value $67,200
Land Area 77.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 220
Median Household Income $55,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5161632
5-9131427
10-14131730
15-19141832
20-249716
25-29111526
30-34161127
35-39171431
40-44121527
45-49241539
50-54312354
55-59292352
60-64252247
65-69221840
70-7411516
75-798715
80-848715
85 Plus426

Gender

 Male 283 53%
 Female 249 47%
Gender

Race

 White 531 99.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24033
25-34151025
35-4424529
45-5451556
55-6447653
65-7431334
75-8414216
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 147 67%
 Single Guardian 21 10%
 Singles 43 20%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 165 75%
 Households with Kids 55 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1358
2358
3628
4123
5426
6257
7112
8235
9437
10246
11369
12235
13336
14314
15415
16527
17189
18459
19022
20415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52140 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52140 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52140 real estate data, the median home value of $67,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52140 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52140 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52140 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 531 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 101 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 12%
 Households Vacant 74 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 59%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 40 100%
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 $55,859 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52140 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. A higher percentage of people in 52140 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 52140 can expect to fall in that range. 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 228 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 131 32%
 No Earnings 50 12%
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 228 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 131 32%
 No Earnings 50 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 232 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 75 24%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 28 13%
 High School Graduate 145 67%
 Associate's degree 18 8%
 Bachelor's degree 26 12%
 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 11 41%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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