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51301 Zip Code (Spencer, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Spencer, IA (7.12%), Fostoria, IA (0.30%)
County: Clay County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 12,680
Zip code population in 2010: 12,691
Zip code population in 2000: 12,885

Houses and condos: 6,190
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,904
% of renters here:

34%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 51301: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 156.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 81 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 51301
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.3% ($1,756)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,302)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,633 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,917 (1.5%)

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Males: 6,132  (48.4%)
Females: 6,548  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 51301:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 51301:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Zip code 51301 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 51301 (2017)
    • 11,98193.0%White
    • 4153.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1150.9%Two or more races
    • 830.6%Asian
    • 640.5%Black
    • 320.2%American Indian
    • 10.01%Some other race
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Urban population: 10,753
Rural population: 1,926

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $138,994
51301:

$138,994
Iowa:

$149,100



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 51301 zip code as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 51301 is 864 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.2 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 51301, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $57,286 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,286
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $41,047 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$41,047
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.2% for AGIs below $25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 34.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,418 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,418
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,675 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,675
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,366 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

+$14,366
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,191 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,191
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,946 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
51301:

$10,946
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,163 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
51301:

$19,163
Iowa:

$18,614
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,434 (18% of AGI, reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,434
State:

$21,278

Here:

18.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,771 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,771
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,709 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
51301:

$8,709
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,991 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,991
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.1%
Here:

69%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 59.9% for AGIs below $25k, 69.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 89.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 51301, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,855 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,855
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $33,792 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$33,792
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.3% for AGIs below $10k, 73.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,378 (reported on 48.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,378
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,359 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,359
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,840 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

+$6,840
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,247 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$11,247
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,272 (reported on 3.6% of returns)
Here +$1,272
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,138 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
51301:

$3,138
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,416 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,416
Iowa:

$11,928
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,660 (20% of AGI, reported on 28.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,660
State:

$16,976

Here:

20.4% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.5% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,466 (4% of AGI, reported on 24.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,466
State:

$3,089

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,256 (reported on 75.9% of returns)
51301:

$6,256
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,477 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,477
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.1%
Here:

73%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 59.7% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$48,785
Iowa:

$58,570
Spencer, IA (51301) map Nearest zip codes: 51343, 51333, 51357, 51351, 51341, 51338.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.2%
Iowa:

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

6.6%
Iowa:

6.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 640
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,917


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 220 (174 now married, 46 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,235 (1,137 now married, 1,091 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 51301 with a mortgage: 2,260 (28 second mortgage, 196 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,393

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,021
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $429

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

11.2%
Whole state:

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

6.8%
Whole state:

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

6.7
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 51301: Cromwell Centre (A), Prospect (B), Spencer Country Club (C), A K Stock Farms (D), Hamrick Farms (E), Shady Lane Farms (F), Double D Farms (G), Gustoff Farms (H), Iowlea Farms (I), Twin Oaks Farm (J), Larsen Farm (K), McCune Farm (L), Merten Farms (M), Plum Broke Ranch (N), Rausch Farms (O), Seaman Farm (P), Olberding Farms (Q), Thiesen Farms (R), Swart Farms (S), Swanson Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Southpark Mall (1), Southpark Mall (2), Gateway North Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 51301 include: Kingdom Hall (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Hope Reformed Church (E), Grace United Methodist Church (F), Christ the King Lutheran Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Harvest Evangelical Free Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Northlawn Memorial Cemetery (2), Prairie Creek Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Petes Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Big Muddy Creek (A), Stony Creek (B), Prairie Creek (C), Ocheyedan River (D), Little Muddy Creek (E), Little Meadow Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 51301 include: Hawk Valley Wildlife Management Area (1), Fairview Park (2), Waterway Park (3), North School Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Stolley Gravel Pit Park (6), Miracle on Fourth Street Playground (7), Schmerse Wildlife Area (8), Bob Howe - Thunder Bridge Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1202014 or later
  • 2532010 to 2013
  • 3052000 to 2009
  • 6381990 to 1999
  • 4171980 to 1989
  • 1,0541970 to 1979
  • 6661960 to 1969
  • 9861950 to 1959
  • 4581940 to 1949
  • 1,2991939 or earlier

Zip code 51301 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spencer, IA (51301)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spencer, IA (51301)
  • 19no bedroom
  • 991 bedroom
  • 7522 bedrooms
  • 1,7103 bedrooms
  • 7604 bedrooms
  • 3095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spencer, IA (51301)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spencer, IA (51301)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 4871 bedroom
  • 9582 bedrooms
  • 3083 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Spencer, IA (51301) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spencer, IA (51301) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 61no vehicle
  • 7921 vehicle
  • 1,7142 vehicles
  • 7263 vehicles
  • 2874 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Spencer, IA (51301) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spencer, IA (51301) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 445no vehicle
  • 9061 vehicle
  • 3962 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

  • Zip code 51301 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 51301 household income distribution in 2017
  • 399Less than $10,000
  • 260$10,000 to $14,999
  • 485$15,000 to $19,999
  • 297$20,000 to $24,999
  • 307$25,000 to $29,999
  • 231$30,000 to $34,999
  • 244$35,000 to $39,999
  • 368$40,000 to $44,999
  • 205$45,000 to $49,999
  • 396$50,000 to $59,999
  • 515$60,000 to $74,999
  • 734$75,000 to $99,999
  • 541$100,000 to $124,999
  • 255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 137$150,000 to $199,999
  • 109$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51301

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 51301
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 53$40,000 to $49,999
  • 135$50,000 to $59,999
  • 201$60,000 to $69,999
  • 179$70,000 to $79,999
  • 248$80,000 to $89,999
  • 200$90,000 to $99,999
  • 470$100,000 to $124,999
  • 425$125,000 to $149,999
  • 420$150,000 to $174,999
  • 204$175,000 to $199,999
  • 322$200,000 to $249,999
  • 171$250,000 to $299,999
  • 140$300,000 to $399,999
  • 72$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51301

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 51301
  • 48Less than $100
  • 68$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 68$250 to $299
  • 50$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 226$400 to $449
  • 187$450 to $499
  • 109$500 to $549
  • 195$550 to $599
  • 92$600 to $649
  • 118$650 to $699
  • 87$700 to $749
  • 86$750 to $799
  • 114$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 38$1,000 to $1,249
  • 38$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$2,000 to $2,499
  • 89No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $646.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $111,030.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $138,994
  • Black or African American householders: $146,038
  • Asian householders: $99,134
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $601,334

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,994
51301:

$138,994
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,066 - $190,385
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 51301
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,567
  • One, attached: 198
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 117
  • 5 to 9: 381
  • 10 to 19: 165
  • 20 to 49: 398
  • 50 or more: 95
  • Mobile homes: 33
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Unemployment: 2.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51301

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51301
  • 79.0%4,863Drove a car alone
  • 11.1%681Carpooled
  • 0.3%21Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%20Taxi
  • 0.5%31Bicycle
  • 1.7%103Walked
  • 1.0%60Other means
  • 6.4%392Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51301

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51301
  • 547Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0725 to 9 minutes
  • 1,20610 to 14 minutes
  • 44915 to 19 minutes
  • 26820 to 24 minutes
  • 16925 to 29 minutes
  • 53330 to 34 minutes
  • 3935 to 39 minutes
  • 1340 to 44 minutes
  • 30245 to 59 minutes
  • 9460 to 89 minutes
  • 7590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,358
  • In family households: 9,956 (1,654 male householders, 1,833 female householders)
    2,733 spouses, 3,267 children (3,020 natural, 133 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 98 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 53 other relatives, 269 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,405 (1,025 male householders (733 living alone)), 1,048 female householders (1,026 living alone)), 328 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 321 (287 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,767 2-persons, 669 3-persons, 525 4-persons, 407 5-persons, 93 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,760 1-person, 254 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 35 4-persons

1,966 married couples with children.
763 single-parent households (172 men, 591 women).

96.0% of residents of 51301 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% very well, 9% well, 27% not well, 24% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (33% very well, 67% not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (5% very well, 16% well, 79% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (48% very well, 33% well, 19% not well).

Foreign born population: 321 (2.5%)
(53.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 18%Thailand
  • 13%Costa Rica
  • 13%El Salvador
  • 5%France
  • 3%Indonesia
  • 3%Somalia
  • 3%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 51301
  • 38%German
  • 11%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%Norwegian
  • 4%English
  • 4%Swedish
  • 3%Dutch
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 932010 or later
  • 932000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 121Before 1990

Zip code 51301 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CORN BELT POWER COOPERATIVE (3365 165TH AVENUE in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    STATE MASTER (Iowa emission factors information)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; COMBINATION UTILITIES
    Organizations: CORN BELT POWER COOPERATIVE-WI (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CORN BELT POWER COOPERATIVE -- EARL F WISDOM, CORN BELT POWER COOPERATIVE-WI, CORN BELT POWER COOP-WISDOM GEN STATION, CORN BELT POWER earl f WISDOM GENERATING STATION, CORN BELT POWER - WISDOM GENERATING STATION, EARL F WISDOM, WISDOM GENERATING STATION, WISDOM STEAM PLANT - CORN BELT
  • CF INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (3425 180TH AVENUE in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1997-0090, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: FARM PRODUCT WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE; FARM SUPPLIES
    Alternative names: CF INDUSTRIES INC-SPENCER TERMINAL
  • HURST SALVAGE (4019 4TH AVENUE WEST in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2003-0088, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • SPENCER HIGH SCHOOL (800 E 3RD ST in SPENCER, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-216102 109
    Organizations: SPENCER COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SPENCER, CITY OF STP (400 10TH AVE SE in SPENCER, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: SPENCER WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
  • SPENCER MIDDLE SCHOOL (104 E 4TH ST in SPENCER, IA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-216102 209
    Organizations: SPENCER COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • QUALITY REFRIGERATED SERVICES (225 W 21 ST HWY 71 N in SPENCER, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1999-0031, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: PACKAGED FROZEN FOODS
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (712 GRAND AVENUE in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; COMBINATION UTILITIES
    Alternative names: SPENCER MUNIC UTIL, SPENCER MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY
  • ARNOLD MOTOR (615 SOUTH GRAND in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER COMMERCIAL AND SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY
  • NORTHERN NATURAL GAS - SPENCER TBS (3501 W MILWAUKEE ST in SPENCER, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • SIEH PIT (2745 HWY 18 in SPENCER, 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
  • HOLIDAY STATION STORE (805 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE in SPENCER, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SPENCER OIL CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: HOLIDAY STATIONSTORE #91
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (1200 1ST AVENUE EAST in SPENCER, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: COMBINATION UTILITIES; REFUSE SYSTEMS; GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS.
    Alternative names: SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSP INCINERATOR

Zip code 51301 marital status for males
Zip code 51301 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 12,101. Population change in the 1990s: +784 (+6.5%).

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

  • This state: 8,879
  • Northeast: 175
  • Midwest: 2,383
  • South: 395
  • West: 457

58% of the 51301 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

83% of the 51301 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Spencer, IA (51301)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 134
Here:

9.5%
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: 43
Here:

13.8%
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 ($)
  • 77,855Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,383Legal occupations
  • 53,633Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,320Management occupations
  • 44,021Health technologists and technicians
  • 41,612Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (SPENCER, IA):

  • ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY (601 1ST AVE SW; small business) : $791,731 in 17 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Diesel Engines and Components, Miscellaneous Engines and Components, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Engine Accessories, Miscellaneous Engine Accessories, Nonaircraft, and more by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $210,341; 2003: $232,135; 2004: $204,506; 2005: $130,136; 2006: $14,613.

    Biggest contracts:
    $94,229 with Army for Diesel Engines and Components. Signed on 2003-05-13. Completion date: 2003-05-28.
    $84,563 with Army for Miscellaneous Engines and Components. Signed on 2002-04-08. Completion date: 2002-07-15.
    $77,378 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Engine Accessories. Signed on 2002-11-13. Completion date: 2002-11-22.
    $69,846, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-23. Completion date: 2004-02-20.
  • DR GREG LILLIE (115 W 14TH ST; small business) : $602,978 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    $248,890 with Navy for Other Medical Services. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2006-07-11. Effective on 2006-09-22. Completion date: 2007-08-21.
    $119,037, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $119,037, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-20. Completion date: 2005-09-21.
    $116,014, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-25. Completion date: 2004-09-21.
  • TECTON INDUSTRIES, INC (1105 EAST MILWAUKEE STREET; small business)
    $100,293 with Army for Engineering and Technical Services. Signed on 2003-01-17. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
  • VANDER HAAG'S INC (3809 4TH AVE W; small business) : $20,431 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    $10,250 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Vehicular Equipment Components. Taking place in NE. Signed on 2004-03-11. Completion date: 2004-04-10.
    $10,181 with Army for Miscellaneous Vehicular Components. Taking place in SD. Signed on 2006-01-12. Completion date: 2006-04-14.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 7, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 5, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in college/university student housing
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 240 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 51301 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8978.4 years
Mary6779.3 years
William6376.2 years
Robert5373.1 years
Dorothy4980.1 years
Donald4973.9 years
George4977.2 years
Margaret4679.9 years
James4672.7 years
Ruth4680.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 51301 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8378.8 years
Anderson4975.2 years
Smith3580.3 years
Peterson3478.8 years
Nelson3080.6 years
Miller2674.6 years
Hansen2678.7 years
Larson2283.3 years
Meyer2279.6 years
Olson2280.9 years
Businesses in zip code 51301
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Arby's1Menards1
Burger King1New Balance2
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Slumberland1
GNC1Staples1
Goodwill3Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS6
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
Maurices1
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