Zip Code 51238 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHospers
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sioux
Secondary County: Obrien
Area Code712
Current Population:1184
Racial Majority:White 96.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.5%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$44685
Average Adjusted Gross Income$78240
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time13.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1355 - 1434 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.07504400, -95.88937700

Zip Code 51238 Description

Zip Code 51238 is located in the state of Iowa in the Sioux City metro area. Zip code 51238 is primarily located in Sioux County. Portions of 51238 are also located in Obrien County. The official US Postal Service name for 51238 is HOSPERS, Iowa. Portions of zip code 51238 are contained within or border the city limits of Hospers, IA, . The area code for zip code 51238 is 712. 51238 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 51238 is 2.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 51238 decreased to 1184 from 1244 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 51238 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 51238 public schools is White. 43.2% of students in 51238 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1225 96.23% 1149 +7%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 33 2.59% 22 +50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 11 0.86% 3 +267%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.31% 6 -33%

Zip Code 51238 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.5%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 12.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 51238 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population11841244
Male Population51.40%
Female Population48.60%
Total Households453
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44685
Income Under $50K Per Year56.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.30%
51238 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$30000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$442978
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47a - Loess Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 51238 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4112334475761594937231035
Avg Max Temp (°F)24314359728184827462422857
Avg Precip (In.).68.6222.843.524.293.733.752.612.031.56.7928.42
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours