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51537 Zip Code (Harlan, IA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Harlan, IA (2.69%), Tennant, IA (0.37%), Jacksonville, IA (0.06%), Corley, IA (0.04%), Westphalia, IA (0.02%)
County: Shelby County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 6,789
Zip code population in 2010: 6,703
Zip code population in 2000: 6,938

Houses and condos: 3,340
Renter-occupied apartments: 726
% of renters here:

24%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 51537: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 162.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 51537
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.5% ($2,100)
Iowa:

1.5% ($2,430)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,330 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,884 (1.5%)

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Males: 3,265  (48.1%)
Females: 3,523  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 51537:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 51537:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 51537 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 51537 (2019)
    • 6,44796.2%White
    • 1281.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 460.7%Two or more races
    • 360.5%Asian
    • 250.4%Black
    • 150.2%American Indian
    • 60.09%Some other race
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Urban population: 4,981
Rural population: 1,807

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $137,887
51537:

$137,887
Iowa:

$158,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 51537 zip code as of May 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 51537 is 965 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:

45.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 51537, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,953 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,953
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $41,576 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$41,576
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 25.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,844 (reported on 40.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,844
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,730 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,730
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,131 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

+$14,131
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,941 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,941
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,403 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
51537:

$8,403
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,700 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
51537:

$18,700
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $20,430 (18% of AGI, reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,430
State:

$21,278

Here:

18.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.6% for AGIs below $25k, 8.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,015 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,015
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,476 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
51537:

$8,476
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,887 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,887
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 77.0%
Here:

77%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 68.9% for AGIs below $25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 51537, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,420 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,420
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $32,211 (reported on 80.1% of returns)
Here:

$32,211
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 159.2% for AGIs below $10k, 65.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 44.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,401 (reported on 53.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,401
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,939 (reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,939
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,166 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,166
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,957 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,957
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,478 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here +$1,478
State -$74
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -23.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,057 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
51537:

$3,057
Iowa:

$2,970
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,609 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$9,609
Iowa:

$11,928

Total itemized deductions: $16,126 (22% of AGI, reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,126
State:

$16,976

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 28.6% for AGIs below $10k, 14.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,315 (4% of AGI, reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,315
State:

$3,089

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,456 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
51537:

$5,456
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,363 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,363
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 81.5%
Here:

81%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 76.0% for AGIs below $10k, 81.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$61,993
Iowa:

$61,691
Harlan, IA (51537) map Nearest zip codes: 51578, 51447, 51446, 51521, 51530, 51527.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.9%
Iowa:

46.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.3%
Iowa:

48.9%
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: 2,611


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 106 (25 now married, 78 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,130 (564 now married, 563 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 51537 with a mortgage: 1,216 (21 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,051

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,232
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $456

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.7%
Whole state:

11.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 51537: Botany (A), Harlan Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Shelby County Farm (C), Reing River Access (D), Rosman-Glendale Farm Golf Course (E), Nielsen RV Park (F), Harlan Elevator (G), Harlan Golf and Country Club (H), Shelby County Speedway (I), Shelby County Fairgrounds (J), Medivac Ambulance Rescue Corporation (K), Vet's Memorial Auditorium (L), McIntosh Log Cabin (M), Leland Log Cabin (N), Shelby County Courthouse (O), Shelby County Sheriffs Department (P), Harlan Community Library (Q), Shelby County Historical Museum (R), Harlan City Hall (S), Harlan Police Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 51537 include: Altamont Church (A), Bethelhem Church (B), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Baptist Church (D), Abundant Life Fellowship (E), Grace Baptist Church (F), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Altamont Cemetery (1), Bowmans Grove (2), Rose Hill Cemetery (3), Harlan Cemetery (4), Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery (5), Folck Cemetery (6), Rabbit Hallow Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Little George Lake (A), Prairie Rose Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Bonnie Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), West Fork West Nishnabotna River (C), Elm Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 51537 include: Leinen Park (1), Beebe Park (2), JayCee Park (3), Pioneer Park (4), Merrill Field (5), JJ Jensen Baseball and Softball Fields (6), Stamp Aquatic Center (7), Nishna Bend Recreation Area (8), Little George Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 702010 to 2013
  • 1512000 to 2009
  • 1271990 to 1999
  • 2881980 to 1989
  • 6151970 to 1979
  • 4581960 to 1969
  • 3331950 to 1959
  • 1751940 to 1949
  • 1,0591939 or earlier

Zip code 51537 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harlan, IA (51537)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harlan, IA (51537)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 4462 bedrooms
  • 1,0593 bedrooms
  • 5234 bedrooms
  • 1855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harlan, IA (51537)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harlan, IA (51537)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 2822 bedrooms
  • 1943 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harlan, IA (51537) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harlan, IA (51537) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 91no vehicle
  • 5491 vehicle
  • 9312 vehicles
  • 4413 vehicles
  • 1824 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harlan, IA (51537) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harlan, IA (51537) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 132no vehicle
  • 3881 vehicle
  • 1512 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

  • Zip code 51537 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 51537 household income distribution in 2019
  • 165Less than $10,000
  • 153$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 178$20,000 to $24,999
  • 92$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 122$35,000 to $39,999
  • 96$40,000 to $44,999
  • 163$45,000 to $49,999
  • 159$50,000 to $59,999
  • 322$60,000 to $74,999
  • 396$75,000 to $99,999
  • 259$100,000 to $124,999
  • 263$125,000 to $149,999
  • 121$150,000 to $199,999
  • 172$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 51537

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 51537
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$40,000 to $49,999
  • 94$50,000 to $59,999
  • 89$60,000 to $69,999
  • 86$70,000 to $79,999
  • 113$80,000 to $89,999
  • 158$90,000 to $99,999
  • 290$100,000 to $124,999
  • 230$125,000 to $149,999
  • 260$150,000 to $174,999
  • 68$175,000 to $199,999
  • 261$200,000 to $249,999
  • 74$250,000 to $299,999
  • 113$300,000 to $399,999
  • 27$400,000 to $499,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 51537

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 51537
  • 62Less than $100
  • 36$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 24$350 to $399
  • 34$400 to $449
  • 104$450 to $499
  • 109$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 70$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 44$750 to $799
  • 20$800 to $899
  • 16$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12$3,500 or more
  • 55No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $669.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $133,857.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $135,192
  • Asian householders: $193,613
  • Two or more races householders: $231,494
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $54,716

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,887
51537:

$137,887
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,433 - $191,513

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $174,114
Here:

$174,114
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $151,817
Here:

$151,817
State:

$195,638

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,245
Here:

$113,245
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $492,956
Here:

$492,956
State:

$75,033
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 51537

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,824
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 19
  • 3 or 4: 121
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 91
  • Mobile homes: 41

Unemployment: 2.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51537

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 51537
  • 75.5%2,644Drove a car alone
  • 12.0%422Carpooled
  • 0.3%12Ferryboat
  • 0.5%18Motorcycle
  • 3.7%131Walked
  • 0.5%16Other means
  • 7.5%261Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51537

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 51537
  • 596Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1995 to 9 minutes
  • 34610 to 14 minutes
  • 28915 to 19 minutes
  • 15320 to 24 minutes
  • 9225 to 29 minutes
  • 11030 to 34 minutes
  • 1535 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 16645 to 59 minutes
  • 22560 to 89 minutes
  • 2490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,789
  • Male householders: 1,350 (384 living alone), Female householders: 1,636 (620 living alone)
  • 1,480 spouses (1,466 opposite-sex spouses), 213 unmarried partners, (213 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,820 children (1,617 natural, 116 adopted, 91 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 0 foster children, 49 other relatives, 103 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 102 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 985 2-persons, 269 3-persons, 286 4-persons, 179 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,004 1-person, 177 2-persons, 20 4-persons

1,157 married couples with children.
328 single-parent households (175 men, 153 women).

95.8% of residents of 51537 zip code speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 11% well, 21% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 194 (2.9%)
(50.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 27%Malaysia
  • 27%Honduras
  • 11%El Salvador
  • 9%Costa Rica
  • 6%Serbia
  • 4%Albania
  • 4%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 51537
  • 45%German
  • 11%Danish
  • 8%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 2%European
  • 2%Norwegian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 592010 or later
  • 362000 to 2009
  • 571990 to 1999
  • 49Before 1990

Zip code 51537 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AGRILAND FS (1212 INDUSTRIAL PARKWAY in HARLAN, IA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2002-0189, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2001-0049, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AGRILAND FARM SERVICE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AGRILAND F/S INC
  • NEW PARK ELEMENTARY (1003 TARKINGTON in HARLAN, IA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-832826 418
    Organizations: HARLAN COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MYRTUE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1213 GARFIELD AVENUE in HARLAN, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: COMBINATION UTILITIES; GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Alternative names: SHELBY COUNTY HOSPITAL
  • NELSON FARM SUPPLY (606 CHATBURN AVENUE in HARLAN, IA)
    AIR 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: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • COUNTY CARE CENTER CORPORATION (R.R. 4, P.O. BOX 46 in HARLAN, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SKILLED NURSING CARE FACILITIES
  • DNR PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK (680 ROAD M47 in HARLAN, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
  • PROLIANT, INC. (1347 HWY 44 in HARLAN, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ANIMAL AND MARINE FATS AND OILS
    Alternative names: AMPC, INC.
  • SCHECHINGER FARMS, INC. (1335 IRONWOOD ROAD in HARLAN, IA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: XETHANOL BIOFUELS, LLC
  • SHELBY CO MAINT GARAGE (1315 INDUSTRIAL PKWY in HARLAN, IA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • SHELBY COUNTY COOKERS LLC (1231 870TH ST in HARLAN, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: SAUSAGES AND OTHER PREPARED MEAT PRODUCTS
  • SQUEALER FEED CO. (NO STREET ADDRESS in HARLAN, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • SQUEALER GRAIN CO. (NO STREET ADDRESS in HARLAN, IA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • ST MICHAELS SCHOOL (2005 COLLEGE PLACE in HARLAN, IA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: ST MICHAEL SCHOOL

Zip code 51537 marital status for males
Zip code 51537 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 6,934. Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.1%).

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

  • This state: 4,575
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 1,433
  • South: 291
  • West: 207

66% of the 51537 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

93% of the 51537 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Harlan, IA (51537)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 117
Here:

15.3%
Iowa:

9.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

4.1%
Iowa:

23.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 70,451Legal occupations
  • 59,440Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 56,020Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,311Transportation occupations
  • 53,836Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,959Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • SHELBY COUNTY COOKERS LLC (1231 870TH ST in HARLAN, IA; small business) : $8,408 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $6,468 with Army for Meat, Poultry, and Fish. Signed on 2006-01-13. Completion date: 2006-01-30.
    $1,940, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2005-10-03.

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)
  • Information: Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 3)
  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (50-99: 1, 10-19: 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:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 51537 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6276.7 years
Mary4283.7 years
William3876.5 years
Harold3775.6 years
Robert3374.1 years
Helen3280.8 years
George2877.1 years
Anna2587.0 years
Margaret2385.9 years
Frank2382.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 51537 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Petersen7282.9 years
Hansen6479.8 years
Christensen6480.7 years
Nelson4982.3 years
Jensen4879.5 years
Andersen4678.8 years
Jacobsen2683.8 years
Peterson2382.0 years
Sorensen2376.5 years
Larsen2182.0 years
Businesses in zip code 51537
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS1
New Balance1
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