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ZIP Code 52728

Post Office City:Buffalo, IA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Scott County
Timezone: Central (6:49pm)
Area code: 563 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.51, -90.79
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 52728

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Primary/preferred city:
Buffalo, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 52728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 52728 is located in eastern 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 52728 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 52728 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,110
Population Density 716 people per sq mi
Housing Units 460
Median Home Value $95,500
Land Area 1.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 436
Median Household Income $43,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 5313970
85 Plus61319


 Male 560 50%
 Female 550 50%


 White 1,080 97.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus7916

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 215 49%
 Single Guardian 70 16%
 Singles 120 28%
 Singles With Roommate 31 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 281 64%
 Households with Kids 155 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 52728 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 52728 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 52728 real estate data, the median home value of $95,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 52728 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 52728 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 52728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,110 100%
 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 242 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 109 24%
 Households Vacant 24 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 10%
 1 Bedroom 37 39%
 2 Bedroom 20 21%
 3+ Bedroom 29 30%
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 $43,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 52728 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 52728 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. More commuters in 52728 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 329 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 19%
 No Earnings 295 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 329 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 19%
 No Earnings 295 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 409 97.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1.4%
 Worked at Home 3 0.7%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

For more information, see Buffalo, IA public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 79 12%
 High School Graduate 484 74%
 Associate's degree 60 9%
 Bachelor's degree 26 4%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 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 139 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 52728

ZIP Code 52728 is in the Davenport Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 52728.

Buffalo Elementary School
1000 Jefferson Street
Buffalo, IA 52728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Davenport Community School District

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