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ZIP Code 52215

Primary City:Chelsea, IA (View All Cities)
County: Tama County
Timezone: Central (2:50am)
Coordinates:41.9, -92.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52215. 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 52215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52215, 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:
Chelsea, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52215 is located in central 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 52215 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 52215 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 843
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 367
Median Home Value $165,500
Land Area 86.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 322
Median Household Income $48,462

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5173047
5-9272855
10-14233760
15-19362864
20-24271946
25-29181331
30-34281846
35-39202747
40-44272956
45-49333063
50-54403575
55-59392059
60-64272653
65-69222244
70-74191534
75-79101323
80-8413821
85 Plus91019

Gender

 Male 435 52%
 Female 408 48%
Gender

Race

 White 777 92%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 47 6%
 Two Or More Races 8 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24639
25-3425429
35-4448452
45-5469574
55-6460565
65-7443447
75-8427229
85 Plus15217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 201 62%
 Single Guardian 35 11%
 Singles 70 22%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 217 67%
 Households with Kids 105 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123
24913
34913
4347
56612
6718
74610
86612
94913
105712
1151015
124812
136713
14358
156511
1610414
175611
189918
196410
20538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52215 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52215 real estate data, the median home value of $165,500 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 52215. Rentals in 52215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 843 100%
 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 163 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 130 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 8%
 Households Vacant 45 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 7 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $48,462 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52215 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, 52215 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. However, that is not the case in 52215. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 266 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 23%
 No Earnings 162 29%
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 266 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 126 23%
 No Earnings 162 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 355 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 3 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 26 10.2%
 High School Graduate 210 82.4%
 Associate's degree 12 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 6 2.4%
 Master's degree 1 0.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 159 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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