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51012 Zip Code (Cherokee, IA) Detailed Profile




City: Cherokee, IA (4.32%)
County: Cherokee County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 6,448
Zip code population in 2010: 6,642
Zip code population in 2000: 6,596

Houses and condos: 2,997
Renter-occupied apartments: 815
% of renters here:

29%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 51012: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 149.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 43 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 51012
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.3% ($1,309)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,302)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,373 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,258 (1.3%)

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Males: 3,100  (48.1%)
Females: 3,348  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 51012:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 51012:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

Zip code 51012 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 51012 (2017)
    • 6,28795.3%White
    • 1852.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 560.8%Black
    • 550.8%Two or more races
    • 460.7%Asian
    • 120.2%American Indian
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 4,719
Rural population: 1,728

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $102,896
51012:

$102,896
Iowa:

$149,100



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in 51012 zip code as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 51012 is 169 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 51012, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,283 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,283
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $37,396 (reported on 82.3% of returns)
Here:

$37,396
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.6% for AGIs below $25k, 77.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 23.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,679 (reported on 46.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,679
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,147 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,147
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,470 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$13,470
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 21.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,372 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,372
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,245 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
51012:

$7,245
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,650 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
51012:

$20,650
Iowa:

$18,614
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,766 (19% of AGI, reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,766
State:

$21,278

Here:

18.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,770 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,770
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,987 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
51012:

$6,987
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,794 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,794
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 68.9%
Here:

69%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 60.6% for AGIs below $25k, 68.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 51012, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,813 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,813
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $32,008 (reported on 79.7% of returns)
Here:

$32,008
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 188.8% for AGIs below $10k, 68.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,867 (reported on 61.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,867
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,823 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,823
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,073 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,073
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,991 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,991
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,234 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here +$3,234
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -16.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,930 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
51012:

$2,930
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,913 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$10,913
Iowa:

$11,928

Total itemized deductions: $16,632 (25% of AGI, reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,632
State:

$16,976

Here:

24.8% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.2% for AGIs below $10k, 11.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,995 (4% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,995
State:

$3,089

Here:

4.2% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,727 (reported on 74.2% of returns)
51012:

$4,727
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,396 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,396
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.4%
Here:

76%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 67.8% for AGIs below $10k, 74.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$52,690
Iowa:

$58,570
Cherokee, IA (51012) map Nearest zip codes: 51037, 51029, 51049, 51005, 51014, 51009.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.9%
Iowa:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.6%
Iowa:

6.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 369
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,433


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 48 (35 now married, 12 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,123 (455 now married, 669 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 51012 with a mortgage: 923 (38 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,077

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $950
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

10.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 51012: Cherokee Water Plant (A), Cherokee Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Pilot Rock Lookout (C), Cherokee Golf and Country Club (D), Cherokee County Fairground (E), Cherokee (F), First Farmers Co-op Company Elevator (G), First Cooperative Association Elevator (H), Cherokee Fire Department (I), Sanford Museum and Planetarium (J), Cherokee Public Library (K), Cherokee Law Enforcement Center (L), Cherokee County Courthouse (M), Health Science Library (N), Tallman Museum (O), Cherokee City Hall (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 51012 include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), First Church of Christ (D), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (E), Immaculate Conception Church (F), Assembly of God Breath of Life Church (G), Presbyterian Church (H), Faith in Christ Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Cedar Cemetery (2), Good Hope Cemetery (3), West Point Cemetery (4), Spring Township Cemetery (5), Rock Township Cemetery (6), Mental Health Institute Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Badger Creek (A), Coonley Creek (B), Silver Creek (C), Railroad Creek (D), Perry Creek (E), Mill Creek (F), Maple Creek (G), Gray Creek (H), Gere Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 51012 include: Barnes Area County Park (1), Spring Lake Park (2), Steele Prairie State Preserve (3), Redtail Ridge Habitat Area (4), Wescott Park (5), Old Cherokee Fort Historical Marker (6), Gillette Park (7), Central Park (8), Sam Doupe Ball Complex (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 602010 to 2013
  • 1922000 to 2009
  • 1831990 to 1999
  • 1051980 to 1989
  • 3491970 to 1979
  • 4181960 to 1969
  • 4311950 to 1959
  • 1491940 to 1949
  • 1,0671939 or earlier

Zip code 51012 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cherokee, IA (51012)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cherokee, IA (51012)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 5912 bedrooms
  • 7743 bedrooms
  • 3784 bedrooms
  • 1485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cherokee, IA (51012)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cherokee, IA (51012)
  • 54no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 4272 bedrooms
  • 1583 bedrooms
  • 714 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee, IA (51012) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee, IA (51012) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 125no vehicle
  • 5671 vehicle
  • 6552 vehicles
  • 4353 vehicles
  • 1744 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee, IA (51012) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee, IA (51012) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 100no vehicle
  • 3091 vehicle
  • 3602 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 51012 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 51012 household income distribution in 2017
  • 139Less than $10,000
  • 113$10,000 to $14,999
  • 207$15,000 to $19,999
  • 91$20,000 to $24,999
  • 243$25,000 to $29,999
  • 192$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 130$40,000 to $44,999
  • 139$45,000 to $49,999
  • 307$50,000 to $59,999
  • 270$60,000 to $74,999
  • 290$75,000 to $99,999
  • 229$100,000 to $124,999
  • 94$125,000 to $149,999
  • 83$150,000 to $199,999
  • 177$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51012

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51012
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 72$40,000 to $49,999
  • 168$50,000 to $59,999
  • 146$60,000 to $69,999
  • 55$70,000 to $79,999
  • 186$80,000 to $89,999
  • 93$90,000 to $99,999
  • 168$100,000 to $124,999
  • 142$125,000 to $149,999
  • 113$150,000 to $174,999
  • 112$175,000 to $199,999
  • 76$200,000 to $249,999
  • 162$250,000 to $299,999
  • 85$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51012

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51012
  • 11Less than $100
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 50$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 138$300 to $349
  • 74$350 to $399
  • 13$400 to $449
  • 31$450 to $499
  • 102$500 to $549
  • 50$550 to $599
  • 61$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 19$750 to $799
  • 12$1,000 to $1,249
  • 108No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $565.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $100,248

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,896
51012:

$102,896
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,745 - $178,767
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 51012
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,387
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 52
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 242
  • Mobile homes: 85

Unemployment: 2.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51012

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51012
  • 83.6%2,681Drove a car alone
  • 7.9%253Carpooled
  • 1.8%57Walked
  • 0.1%3Other means
  • 6.9%222Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51012

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51012
  • 410Less than 5 minutes
  • 9065 to 9 minutes
  • 63710 to 14 minutes
  • 28715 to 19 minutes
  • 25020 to 24 minutes
  • 14325 to 29 minutes
  • 8630 to 34 minutes
  • 5940 to 44 minutes
  • 12445 to 59 minutes
  • 8160 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,043
  • In family households: 4,709 (845 male householders, 809 female householders)
    1,298 spouses, 1,360 children (1,148 natural, 27 adopted, 186 stepchildren), 57 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 0 other relatives, 307 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,339 (578 male householders (450 living alone)), 575 female householders (447 living alone)), 182 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 400 (269 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 860 2-persons, 320 3-persons, 222 4-persons, 161 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 897 1-person, 227 2-persons, 30 3-persons

790 married couples with children.
353 single-parent households (16 men, 337 women).

95.8% of residents of 51012 zip code speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (15% very well, 57% well, 25% not well, 3% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 173 (2.7%)
(48.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 24%El Salvador
  • 13%Japan
  • 5%Bangladesh
Most common first ancestries reported in 51012
  • 36%German
  • 9%American
  • 7%Irish
  • 4%Swedish
  • 4%English
  • 3%European
  • 3%Dutch
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 762010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 52Before 1990

Zip code 51012 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • TYSON DELI INC-CHEROKEE (1300 SOUTH LAKE STREET in CHEROKEE, IA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    STATE MASTER (Iowa emission factors information)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MEAT PACKING PLANTS; SAUSAGES AND OTHER PREPARED MEAT PRODUCTS; POULTRY SLAUGHTERING AND PROCESSING
    Business NAICS classification: MEAT PROCESSED FROM CARCASSES.
    Organizations: TYSON FOODS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , TYSON FOODS (PARENT CORPORATION)
    Alternative names: CONTINENTAL DELI FOODS, TYSON RETAIL DELI INC, WILSON FOODS
  • CHEROKEE MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (1200 W CEDAR in CHEROKEE, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1991-0053, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; NURSING AND PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER OUTPATIENT CARE CENTERS.
    Organizations: STATE OF IOWA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (929 NORTH ROOSEVELT in CHEROKEE, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-181152 427
    Organizations: CHEROKEE COMM SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HEG PAINTING CO INC (1218 S SECOND ST in CHEROKEE, IA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Organizations: VIRGIL HARRISON (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , HEG PAINTING COMPANY INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING CENTER (400 N ROOSEVELT in CHEROKEE, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-181152 418
    Organizations: CHEROKEE COMM SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHEROKEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (206 E. INDIAN STREET in CHEROKEE, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-181152 209
    Organizations: CHEROKEE COMM SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DAVES COMMERCIAL PAINTING (315 LAKE ST in CHEROKEE, IA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Organizations: LUNDELL CONSTRUCTION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FILTER RECYCLING INC
  • OBECO INDUSTRIES (1130 RIVERVIEW DRIVE in CHEROKEE, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; TRUCK AND BUS BODIES
    Business NAICS classification: MOTOR VEHICLE BODY MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: ARTS WAY MFG CO INC, OBECO INC
  • CHEROKEE CNTY SEPARATION RECYCLING FACLTY (1805 LINDEN ST in CHEROKEE, IA)
    STATE MASTER (Iowa emission factors information)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: PCB SOLID WASTE AGENCY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHEROKEE COUNTY SANITARY LANDFILL, PCB SOLID WASTE AGENCY
  • CHEROKEE NORTH - NELSON (1741 515TH STREET in CHEROKEE, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Organizations: HALLETT MATERIALS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HALLETT MATERIALS
  • CHEROKEE SOUTH - GROVES (5599 RIVER ROAD in CHEROKEE, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Organizations: HALLETT MATERIALS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HALLETT MATERIALS
  • BROWN CHEVROLET & BUICK COMPANY (1200 SOUTH 2ND STREET in CHEROKEE, IA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • RAPID AMERICAN PRESS (122 E MAIN ST in CHEROKEE, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WARREN MOON (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 51012 marital status for males
Zip code 51012 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 8,339.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,735
  • Northeast: 106
  • Midwest: 677
  • South: 149
  • West: 583

62% of the 51012 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

89% of the 51012 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Cherokee, IA (51012)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

9.1%
Iowa:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

22.2%
Iowa:

24.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 68,416Management occupations
  • 63,761Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,419Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,470Education, training, and library occupations
  • 44,470Health technologists and technicians
  • 44,351Material moving occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WOLLMAN, PAUL (208 E BOW DR , APT 10 in CHEROKEE, IA) : $97,791 in 15 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Facilities Operations Support Services, Other Housekeeping Services, Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,880; 2001: $19,950; 2002: $25,515; 2003: $28,968; 2004: $0; 2005: $21,478; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $20,115 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in NE. Signed on 2003-02-07. Completion date: 2002-10-24.
    $20,115, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-05. Completion date: 2002-10-24.
    $17,442, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-29. Completion date: 2001-10-21.
    $10,739 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in NE. Signed on 2005-02-24. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • SCHOON CONSTRUCTION INC (1500 S 2ND ST in CHEROKEE, IA; small business) : $32,086 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,536; 2003: $8,030; 2004: $8,030; 2005: $8,490; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $8,490 with Army for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material). Signed on 2005-11-21. Completion date: 2006-10-31.
    $8,030, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $8,030, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-06. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $7,536, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-12. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
  • SANITARY SERVICES INC (1250 S 2ND ST in CHEROKEE, IA; small business) : $3,906 in 9 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $606; 2001: $0; 2002: $748; 2003: $748; 2004: $823; 2005: $981; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $906 with Army for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2005-10-27. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $823, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $748, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-22. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $748, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-23. Completion date: 2003-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 117 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 31 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 51012 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7177.2 years
Mary6080.1 years
Robert4875.7 years
James4570.0 years
William4177.5 years
George3979.9 years
Helen3478.8 years
Anna3286.9 years
Walter3079.4 years
Fred2979.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 51012 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5979.8 years
Anderson3979.0 years
Nelson3580.3 years
Miller2869.6 years
Smith2679.1 years
Peterson2681.3 years
Rupp2174.7 years
Clark2076.0 years
Carlson1781.2 years
Robinson1577.4 years
Businesses in zip code 51012
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike2
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Kmart1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture2
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