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ZIP Code 52653

Primary City:Wapello, IA (View All Cities)
County: Louisa County
Timezone: Central (5:28am)
Area code: 319 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -91.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52653

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 52653. 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 52653. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 52653, 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:
Wapello, IA
Unacceptable:
Elrick, Toolesboro

Stats and Demographics for the 52653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52653 is located in southeast 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 52653 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52653 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,570
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,641
Median Home Value $110,100
Land Area 112.72 sq mi
Water Area 7.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,408
Median Household Income $47,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 592101193
5-9136114250
10-14144131275
15-19112111223
20-247478152
25-29117106223
30-3496101197
35-3991101192
40-44126111237
45-49139140279
50-54139133272
55-59147127274
60-64103101204
65-698676162
70-746179140
75-794760107
80-844460104
85 Plus275986

Gender

 Male 1,781 50%
 Female 1,789 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,398 95.2%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 92 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24162743
25-3412365188
35-4417248220
45-5423959298
55-6424734281
65-7415732189
75-8411324137
85 Plus401252

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 795 56%
 Single Guardian 185 13%
 Singles 359 25%
 Singles With Roommate 69 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 964 68%
 Households with Kids 444 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151732
2212243
3253156
4161632
5201737
6181836
7272855
8382361
9332861
10252348
11282351
12273158
13323264
14322254
15233053
16213354
17321648
18192241
19171027
20162440

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52653 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 52653 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 52653 real estate data, the median home value of $110,100 is slightly less than average 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 52653. Rentals in 52653 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,524 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 43 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 659 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 448 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 301 18%
 Households Vacant 233 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 27 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 7%
 1 Bedroom 60 19%
 2 Bedroom 136 43%
 3+ Bedroom 103 32%
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 $47,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52653 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. 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 52653 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 1,082 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 612 23%
 No Earnings 981 37%
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 1,082 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 612 23%
 No Earnings 981 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,298 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 5%
 Worked at Home 120 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 129 10.7%
 High School Graduate 779 64.7%
 Associate's degree 73 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 183 15.2%
 Master's degree 26 2.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 660 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52653

ZIP Code 52653 is in the Wapello Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52653.

Wapello Elementary School
505 North Cedar
Wapello, IA 52653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wapello Community School District
Wapello Senior High School
501 Buchanan St
Wapello, IA 52653
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wapello Community School District
Wapello Junior High School
501 Buchanan St
Wapello, IA 52653
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Wapello Community School District

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