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ZIP Code 52162

Primary City:Postville, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:51am)
Coordinates:43.1, -91.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52162

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52162. 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 52162. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52162, 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:
Postville, IA
Unacceptable:
Frankville, Gunder

Stats and Demographics for the 52162 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52162 is located in northeast 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 52162 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52162 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,285
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,370
Median Home Value $106,100
Land Area 99.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,177
Median Household Income $44,056

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5188153341
5-9133141274
10-1412794221
15-19114116230
20-2411687203
25-29111114225
30-3492106198
35-3910054154
40-448984173
45-49115100215
50-54121125246
55-59111111222
60-646057117
65-695151102
70-745061111
75-79354984
80-84374279
85 Plus207090

Gender

 Male 1,670 51%
 Female 1,615 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,741 83.4%
 Black Or African American 103 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.4%
 Asian 27 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.5%
 Other Race 333 10.1%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24176784
25-3474120194
35-449285177
45-5416576241
55-6416930199
65-7411211123
75-849514109
85 Plus401050

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 645 55%
 Single Guardian 172 15%
 Singles 292 25%
 Singles With Roommate 68 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 760 65%
 Households with Kids 417 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1443175
2313364
3493079
4362965
5293261
6312152
7264167
8212546
9262248
10262349
11261743
12272249
13221638
14261642
15162541
16211839
17262551
18333467
19181432
20201535

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52162 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 52162 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52162 real estate data, the median home value of $106,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52162 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52162 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52162 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,232 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 2%
 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 415 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 349 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 413 30%
 Households Vacant 193 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 45.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 31 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 5.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 29.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 58 14.8%
 2 Bedroom 89 22.7%
 3+ Bedroom 242 61.7%
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 $44,056 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52162 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 52162 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 52162 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 52162 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 1,160 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 28%
 No Earnings 600 25%
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 1,160 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 28%
 No Earnings 600 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,260 78.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 10.5%
 Worked at Home 166 10.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 207 19.6%
 High School Graduate 655 62.0%
 Associate's degree 64 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 89 8.4%
 Master's degree 35 3.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 561 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 123 16.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52162

ZIP Code 52162 is in the Postville Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52162.

Cora B Darling Elementary/Middle School
312 West Post
Postville, IA 52162
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Postville Community School District
John R Mott High School
314 West Post
Postville, IA 52162
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Postville Community School District
Bais Chaya Mushka-Oholei Menachem Torah Ed Prog
417 Oak Dr
Postville, IA 52162
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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