52501 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Ottumwa, IA (7.24%)
County: Wapello County, IA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 29,993
Zip code population in 2010: 30,220
Zip code population in 2000: 30,595

Houses and condos: 13,494
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,505
% of renters here:

29%
State:

29%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 52501: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 225.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 133 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 52501
Zip code 52501 (Ottumwa, Iowa) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,300)
Iowa:

1.5% ($1,886)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,392 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,154 (1.6%)

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Males: 14,516  (48.4%)
Females: 15,477  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 52501:

For population 15 years and over in 52501:

Zip code 52501 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 52501

  • Zip code 52501 races chart
    • 25,901White population
    • 444Black population
    • 83American Indian population
    • 239Asian population
    • 43Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 9Some other race population
    • 360Two or more races population
    • 3,141Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 24,721
Rural population: 5,271

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $78,300
52501:

$78,300
Iowa:

$126,900



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 139 registered sex offenders living in 52501 zip code as of February 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 52501 to the number of sex offenders is 218 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 52501, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,624 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,624
State:

$58,860

Salary/wage: $38,044 (reported on 84.9% of returns)
Here:

$38,044
State:

$46,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.5% for AGIs below $25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,382 (reported on 30.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,382
Iowa:

$1,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,036 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,036
State:

$4,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,438 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,438
State:

+$11,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,098 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,098
State:

+$10,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,713 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
52501:

$10,713
Iowa:

$11,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,120 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
52501:

$16,120
Iowa:

$18,614

Total itemized deductions: $19,049 (18% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,049
State:

$21,278

Here:

18.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,507 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,507
State:

$4,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,642 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
52501:

$7,642
State:

$8,846
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,024 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,024
State:

$2,098
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.9%
Here:

70%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 63.3% for AGIs below $25k, 71.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 52501, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,213 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,213
State:

$43,875

Salary/wage: $32,435 (reported on 83.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,435
State:

$38,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 127.8% for AGIs below $10k, 72.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,719 (reported on 41.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,719
Iowa:

$1,768
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,313 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,313
State:

$2,510
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,867 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,867
State:

+$6,139
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,780 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,780
State:

+$8,574
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,168 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
52501:

$3,168
Iowa:

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

Self-employed pension: $15,522 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,522
Iowa:

$11,928
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,913 (21% of AGI, reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,913
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $10k, 7.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,156 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,156
State:

$3,089

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,998 (reported on 71.7% of returns)
52501:

$4,998
State:

$6,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,519 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,519
State:

$1,540

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.6%
Here:

77%
State:

70%
(% for various income ranges: 69.8% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$40,795
Iowa:

$52,229
Ottumwa, IA (52501) map Nearest zip codes: 52548, 52566, 52530, 52543, 52561, 52536.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.9%
Iowa:

49.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.9%
Iowa:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,600
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,650


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 507 (365 now married, 142 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,411 (2,885 now married, 3,526 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 52501 with a mortgage: 4,845 (155 second mortgage, 475 home equity loan, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,900

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $942
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S405

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.6%
Whole state:

12.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.6
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 52501: Camp Arrowhead (A), Camp Wish-Ton-Wish (B), Ottumwa Park Campground (C), Port Richmond (D), Cliffland River Access (E), Rutledge (F), Bidwell (G), Bear Creek (H), Ottumwa (I), Wapello County Grain Incorporated Elevator (J), Ottumwa Municipal Golf Course (K), Ottumwa Country Club (L), Black Hawk River Access (M), Hickory Grove Camp (N), Highland School (O), Pleasant Grove School (P), Ottumwa Residential Center (Q), Ottumwa City Hall (R), Wapello County Home (S), Jefferson Street Viaduct (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 52501 include: East End Presbyterian Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Marys Catholic Church (C), Miller Chapel (D), Pleasant Home Church (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F), Penn Avenue Free Methodist Church (G), First Church - Open Bible (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Ormanville Cemetery (1), Ottumwa Cemetery (2), Bladensburg Cemetery (3), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (4), Point Isabel Cemetery (5), Brooks Cemetery (6), Burns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Comstock Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), South Avery Creek (D), Sandy Creek (E), Sand Creek (F), Rock Creek (G), Jordan Creek (H), North Avery Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 52501 include: Riverside Park (1), Schaefer Field (2), Caldwell Park (3), The Dragroon Trail Historical Marker (4), Foster Park (5), Hillcrest Park (6), West Gate Rest Area (7), Fox Hills Wildlife Management Area (8), Gray Eagle Wildlife Reserve (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 142010 or later
  • 5102000 to 2009
  • 7671990 to 1999
  • 6941980 to 1989
  • 1,6461970 to 1979
  • 1,2101960 to 1969
  • 2,4171950 to 1959
  • 1,4061940 to 1949
  • 4,8301939 or earlier

Zip code 52501 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ottumwa, IA (52501)

  • 13no bedroom
  • 2651 bedroom
  • 3,1162 bedrooms
  • 3,8193 bedrooms
  • 1,2784 bedrooms
  • 2545+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottumwa, IA (52501)

  • 295no bedroom
  • 9421 bedroom
  • 1,3552 bedrooms
  • 7173 bedrooms
  • 1624 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ottumwa, IA (52501) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 213no vehicle
  • 2,4691 vehicle
  • 3,5052 vehicles
  • 1,6303 vehicles
  • 6394 vehicles
  • 2895+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Ottumwa, IA (52501) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 823no vehicle
  • 1,7371 vehicle
  • 7062 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $601.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,300
52501:

$78,300
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,300 - $126,300

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 10.0%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,117

Size of family households: 3,724 2-persons, 1,839 3-persons, 1,230 4-persons, 573 5-persons, 276 6-persons, 208 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,737 1-person, 531 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 29 6-persons

3,867 married couples with children.
2,121 single-parent households (484 men, 1,637 women).

88.0% of residents of 52501 zip code speak English at home.
9.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 16% well, 30% not well, 8% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 11% well, 10% not well, 5% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% very well, 17% well, 31% not well, 16% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (55% very well, 38% well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,316 (7.7%)
(27.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.7%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 47%Mexico
  • 9%Guatemala
  • 7%El Salvador
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Cameroon
  • 3%Honduras
  • 3%Liberia

Most common first ancestries reported in 52501 (%)

  • 20%Other groups
  • 16%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 9%American
  • 8%English
  • 3%Dutch
  • 2%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 612010 or later
  • 1,0912000 to 2009
  • 6491990 to 1999
  • 615Before 1990

Zip code 52501 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 52501:

All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 52501

Zip code 52501 marital status for males
Zip code 52501 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Utility gas
  • 15%Electricity
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 29,462. Population change in the 1990s: +1,133 (+3.8%).

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


60% of the 52501 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

87% of the 52501 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% 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, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

5.4%
Iowa:

9.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

8.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 303
Here:

17.5%
Iowa:

24.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 70,536Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 59,759Management occupations
  • 57,679Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 50,156Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 45,078Business and financial operations occupations
  • 44,349Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

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

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 408 people in college/university student housing
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 376 people in nursing homes
  • 373 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 106 people in other group homes
  • 53 people in halfway houses
  • 44 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 52501 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32780.2 years
John31375.2 years
William27975.9 years
James21274.5 years
Charles19673.9 years
Robert19471.7 years
George16576.9 years
Helen15779.7 years
Margaret15779.8 years
Dorothy14278.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 52501 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14476.9 years
Johnson14377.9 years
Davis9878.7 years
Miller9180.0 years
Brown9075.6 years
Jones9077.2 years
Thompson7875.2 years
Anderson7580.9 years
Williams6773.3 years
Clark5977.4 years
Businesses in zip code 52501
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Burger King1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike4
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Target1
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular3
Jones New York1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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