Zip Code 51247 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRock Valley
Zip Code StateIowa
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sioux
Secondary County: Lyon
Area Code712
Current Population:4870
Racial Majority:White 91.2%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$47425
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87810
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time10.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1221 - 1440 ft.
Area119 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.18658600, -96.34010100

Zip Code 51247 Description

Zip Code 51247 is located in the state of Iowa in the Sioux City metro area. Zip code 51247 is primarily located in Sioux County. Portions of 51247 are also located in Lyon County. The official US Postal Service name for 51247 is ROCK VALLEY, Iowa. Portions of zip code 51247 are contained within or border the city limits of Rock Valley, IA, Fairview, SD, . Zip code 51247 is within area code 712 and area code 605. 51247 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Iowa.

The current unemployment level in 51247 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 51247 increased to 4870 from 4422 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 51247 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 51247 public schools is White. 41.3% of students in 51247 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4716 91.2% 4326 +9%
 Black Or African American 48 0.93% 12 +300%
 Hispanic 346 6.69% 485 -29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.23% 2 +500%
 Asian 41 0.79% 14 +193%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.15% 30 -73%

Zip Code 51247 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.9%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 33.4%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 51247 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population48704422
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households1748
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47425
Income Under $50K Per Year53.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
51247 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Iowa District 4Steve KingRepublican
Iowa District 1Abby FinkenauerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$112000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$532487
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47a - Loess Prairies
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 51247 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)5122335475761594936231035
Avg Max Temp (°F)25324460728285837562422958
Avg Precip (In.).61.591.912.733.454.173.553.522.5721.51.727.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours