ZIP Code 51503 - Council Bluffs Iowa

ZIP Code 51503 is located in Council Bluffs Iowa. Portions of 51503 are also in McClelland and Garner Township and Lewis Township and Hardin Township (Pottawattamie County) and St. Marys Township and Keg Creek Township. 51503 is primarily within Pottawattamie County, with some portions in Mills County. Regionally, it is located in the Omaha Area.

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ZIP Code 51503 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameCouncil Bluffs
Primary CountyPottawattamie County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)37,081
Area Code(s)712
Current Time

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51503 Demographics

51503 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Iowa based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 51503 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 51503 is White. The current unemployment level in 51503 is 2.8%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density296 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,286
Percentage High Income Households2.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$70,741
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$73,920
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)2.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 92.95%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 81.38%

51503 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American610.16%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

51503 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American310.52%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander140.24%

51503 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,2369.82%
Bachelor Degree4,20718.48%
High School Diploma6,80229.87%
No High School Diploma2441.07%
GED or Alternate8083.55%
1 or More Years of College3,90817.16%
Associates Degree2,68011.77%
Masters Degree1,4766.48%
Professional Degree2511.1%
Doctorate Degree1570.69%

51503 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 51503
RegionOmaha Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaOmaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area125 Square Miles

51503 Politics

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51503 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47m - Western Loess Hills

51503 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11162739506065625340271639
Avg Max Temp (°F)31385063748387857765483561
Avg Precip (In.).77.792.143.014.4943.923.

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