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ZIP Code 52231

Primary City:Harper, IA (View All Cities)
County: Keokuk County
Timezone: Central (11:49pm)
Coordinates:41.37, -92.05
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52231. 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 52231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52231, 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:
Harper, IA
Unacceptable:
Keota

Stats and Demographics for the 52231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52231 is located in southeast 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 52231 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52231 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 328
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 148
Median Home Value $80,000
Land Area 32.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 133
Median Household Income $64,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171128
5-9121325
10-1431417
15-1991423
20-2413720
25-297815
30-34141226
35-397613
40-4410919
45-4910919
50-54151227
55-5915924
60-6451116
65-697714
70-74358
75-795813
80-847613
85 Plus448

Gender

 Male 163 50%
 Female 165 50%
Gender

Race

 White 318 97.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24336
25-3413922
35-4414418
45-5420323
55-6422022
65-7416016
75-8419019
85 Plus527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 56%
 Single Guardian 11 8%
 Singles 41 31%
 Singles With Roommate 6 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 94 71%
 Households with Kids 39 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2224
3437
4617
5538
6112
7639
8011
9055
10011
11055
12134
13224
14033
15213
16257
17235
18347
19011
20213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52231 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52231 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52231 real estate data, the median home value of $80,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52231 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52231 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 328 100%
 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 53 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 59 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 14%
 Households Vacant 15 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 7%
 2 Bedroom 3 21%
 3+ Bedroom 10 71%
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 $64,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 52231 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 52231 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. Most commuters in 52231 can expect to fall in that range. 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 122 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 50 20%
 No Earnings 80 32%
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 122 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 50 20%
 No Earnings 80 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 122 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 5%
 Worked at Home 18 12%
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 16 15%
 High School Graduate 60 55%
 Associate's degree 15 14%
 Bachelor's degree 18 17%
 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 53 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes