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51246 Zip Code (Rock Rapids, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Rock Rapids, IA (2.41%), Lester, IA (0.52%)
County: Lyon County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 3,364
Zip code population in 2010: 3,844
Zip code population in 2000: 3,786

Houses and condos: 1,610
Renter-occupied apartments: 197
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 51246: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 163.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 51246
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,847)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,302)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,921 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,743 (1.4%)

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Males: 1,609  (47.8%)
Females: 1,754  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 51246:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 51246:

  • Never married: 14.2%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

Zip code 51246 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 51246 (2017)
    • 3,74298.8%White
    • 701.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 170.4%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Asian
    • 40.1%Black
    • 30.08%American Indian
    • 10.03%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $148,890
51246:

$148,890
Iowa:

$149,100



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 51246 zip code as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 51246 is 229 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 51246, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $62,554 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$62,554
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $45,162 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$45,162
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.4% for AGIs below $25k, 75.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,647 (reported on 49.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,647
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,425 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,425
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,630 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,630
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,873 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,873
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,210 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
51246:

$9,210
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,467 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
51246:

$14,467
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $22,302 (19% of AGI, reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$22,302
State:

$21,278

Here:

19.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.5% for AGIs below $25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,590 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,590
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,553 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
51246:

$9,553
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,168 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,168
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 83.1%
Here:

83%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 73.5% for AGIs below $25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 51246, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,351 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,351
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $33,610 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,610
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 113.7% for AGIs below $10k, 64.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,776 (reported on 58.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,776
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,510 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,510
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,597 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,597
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,437 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,437
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,921 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here +$1,921
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -10.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, -5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,979 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
51246:

$2,979
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $5,692 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,692
Iowa:

$11,928

Total itemized deductions: $16,129 (23% of AGI, reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,129
State:

$16,976

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.5% for AGIs below $10k, 13.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,733 (5% of AGI, reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,733
State:

$3,089

Here:

5.2% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,986 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
51246:

$4,986
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,542 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,542
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 82.4%
Here:

82%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 69.1% for AGIs below $10k, 81.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 89.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$60,137
Iowa:

$58,570
Rock Rapids, IA (51246) map Nearest zip codes: 56173, 51235, 56129, 56146, 51242, 51230.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.2%
Iowa:

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

2.1%
Iowa:

6.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 86
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,271


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 61 (40 now married, 20 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 533 (420 now married, 106 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 51246 with a mortgage: 670 (9 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 484

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,073
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $424

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

4.7%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

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

7.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 51246: Meyer Stock Farm (A), Rock Bottom Dairy (B), Hein Farm (C), Knobloch Farms (D), Summit Farms (E), Klas Farm (F), Huisman Farms (G), Tak Farm (H), M D F Farms (I), Dirks Farms (J), Hoff Farms (K), Rozeboom Farm (L), Klinkenborg Farms (M), Friedrich Farms (N), Ladd Farms (O), Lakewood Farm (P), Wynia Farms (Q), Timmer Farms (R), C S Farms (S), E and N Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 51246 include: Bethel Church (A), Christian Reformed Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), Holy Name Catholic Church (E), Christian Church (F), First Reformed Church (G), Immanuel Lutheran Church (H), Congregational United Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Apostolic Christian Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Holy Name Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Moon Creek (A), Kanaranzi Creek (B), Tom Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 51246 include: Emma Sater Park (1), Westside Park (2), Island Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), Site of First White Mans Home in Lyon County Historical Marker (5), Lakewood Corners Wildlife Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 262014 or later
  • 312010 to 2013
  • 1022000 to 2009
  • 1891990 to 1999
  • 661980 to 1989
  • 2751970 to 1979
  • 1501960 to 1969
  • 2541950 to 1959
  • 1291940 to 1949
  • 3801939 or earlier

Zip code 51246 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rock Rapids, IA (51246)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rock Rapids, IA (51246)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 2442 bedrooms
  • 5383 bedrooms
  • 3454 bedrooms
  • 725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Rapids, IA (51246)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Rapids, IA (51246)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 433 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Rapids, IA (51246) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Rapids, IA (51246) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 31no vehicle
  • 2311 vehicle
  • 6042 vehicles
  • 2023 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Rapids, IA (51246) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Rapids, IA (51246) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 27no vehicle
  • 1011 vehicle
  • 302 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

  • Zip code 51246 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 51246 household income distribution in 2017
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 37$10,000 to $14,999
  • 109$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 50$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 73$40,000 to $44,999
  • 93$45,000 to $49,999
  • 161$50,000 to $59,999
  • 166$60,000 to $74,999
  • 146$75,000 to $99,999
  • 143$100,000 to $124,999
  • 98$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • 56$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51246

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51246
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 20$80,000 to $89,999
  • 54$90,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 93$125,000 to $149,999
  • 122$150,000 to $174,999
  • 67$175,000 to $199,999
  • 143$200,000 to $249,999
  • 102$250,000 to $299,999
  • 48$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51246

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51246
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 27$200 to $249
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 17$350 to $399
  • 19$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 23$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 15No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $531.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $169,678.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $149,115

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,890
51246:

$148,890
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,513 - $226,664
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 51246
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,388
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 39
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 40
  • Mobile homes: 18

Unemployment: 1.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51246

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51246
  • 82.0%1,381Drove a car alone
  • 5.6%94Carpooled
  • 0.2%4Bicycle
  • 6.6%111Walked
  • 0.1%2Other means
  • 5.4%91Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51246

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51246
  • 345Less than 5 minutes
  • 4475 to 9 minutes
  • 23710 to 14 minutes
  • 7715 to 19 minutes
  • 11320 to 24 minutes
  • 7425 to 29 minutes
  • 11530 to 34 minutes
  • 1935 to 39 minutes
  • 4840 to 44 minutes
  • 9945 to 59 minutes
  • 660 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,275
  • In family households: 2,825 (528 male householders, 403 female householders)
    826 spouses, 1,002 children (911 natural, 23 adopted, 70 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 4 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 448 (174 male householders (169 living alone)), 243 female householders (220 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 88 (104 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 486 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 147 4-persons, 116 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 389 1-person, 22 2-persons, 4 4-persons

847 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (32 men, 58 women).

98.1% of residents of 51246 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 24 (0.7%)
(21.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 83%Philippines
  • 21%Germany
Most common first ancestries reported in 51246
  • 41%German
  • 23%Dutch
  • 7%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%European
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 15Before 1990

Zip code 51246 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ROCK RAPIDS MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (310 SOUTH 3RD AVENUE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Iowa emission factors information) - SDWIS-IA6065092, DRINKING WATER SYSTEM
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; COMBINATION UTILITIES
    Organizations: WATERWORKS BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ROCK RAPIDS MUNIC WATER WORKS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ROCK RAPIDS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, ROCK RAPIDS MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS C/O UTILITIES OFFICE, ROCK RAPIDS UTILITIES
  • ROCK RAPIDS FORD INCORPORATED (509 FIRST AVENUE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1997-0346, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED)
  • CENTRAL LYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1105 S STORY in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-601095 409
    Organizations: CENTRAL LYON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL LYON MIDDLE SCHOOL (1105 S STORY in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-601095 209
    Organizations: CENTRAL LYON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL LYON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1010 S GREENE STREET in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-601095 109
    Organizations: CENTRAL LYON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ROCK RAPIDS POST OFFICE (217 N 2ND AVE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1984-0004, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE THIS INDUSTRY INCLUDES ALL ESTABLISHMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE.
  • VALERO LOGISTICS OPERATIONS LP (3025 HIGHWAY 9 STREET in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM REFINING; REFINED PETROLEUM PIPELINES; TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
    Organizations: VALERO L.P. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: KANEB PIPE LINE CO, KANEB PIPE LINE-ROCK RAPIDS TE, KANEB PIPE LINE TERMINAL
  • RESCUE VEHICLES OF IOWA INC (909 S EAST ST in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TRUCK AND BUS BODIES
    Business NAICS classification: MOTOR VEHICLE BODY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: MICHAEL D PRESTON (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: S & R MFG CORP & S & R SUPPLY CO
  • ROCK RAPIDS CARE CENTER-FORMER SITE OF (408 N 2 AVE E in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROCK RAPIDS CARE CENTER INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ROCK RAPIDS CITY OF STP (S EAST STREET in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF ROCK RAPIDS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ROCK RAPIDS WWTP
  • ROCK RAPIDS F.COOP. (315 NORTH 2ND AVENUE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: FARMERS CO-OPERATIVE EXCHANGE, FARMERS COOPERATIVE EXCHANGE, FARMERS COOP EXCHANGE ROCK RAPIDS NH3
  • ROCK RAPIDS MACHINE & WELDING (1108 FIRST AVE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ED RECK (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ROCK RIVER FEEDYARDS (1611 FIR AVENUE in ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BEEF CATTLE FEEDLOTS
    Alternative names: CARTER LAKE, CITY OF MS4

Zip code 51246 marital status for males
Zip code 51246 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 12.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 3,956.

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

  • This state: 1,798
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 1,296
  • South: 55
  • West: 148

67% of the 51246 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

91% of the 51246 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Rock Rapids, IA (51246)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

47.9%
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 ($)
  • 57,363Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 56,508Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 55,806Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,234Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,444Material moving occupations
  • 49,632Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CARGOBODY PRODUCTS USA LLC (1209 S UNION ST in ROCK RAPIDS, IA; small business)
    $19,176 with Navy for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components. Signed on 2006-01-10. Completion date: 2006-02-22.

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)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 4, 1-4: 4)

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:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 51246 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6577.6 years
William3380.6 years
Henry3380.7 years
Mary1983.8 years
Anna1984.6 years
George1880.9 years
Helen1882.8 years
Robert1763.9 years
Jennie1686.2 years
Walter1679.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 51246 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kahl1481.9 years
Huisman1471.9 years
Johnson1481.7 years
Vogel1289.3 years
Anderson1078.3 years
Borman1078.2 years
Menage971.9 years
Timmerman973.4 years
Dirks978.8 years
Brown976.6 years
Businesses in zip code 51246
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1UPS1
Curves1
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