ZIP Code 52501 - Ottumwa Iowa

ZIP Code 52501 is located in Ottumwa Iowa. Portions of 52501 are also in Chillicothe and Center Township (Wapello County) and Richland Township (Wapello County) and Highland Township (Wapello County) and Keokuk Township and Green Township (Wapello County). 52501 is entirely within Wapello County. Regionally, it is located in the Ottumwa-Kirksville Area.

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ZIP Code 52501 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameOttumwa
Primary CountyWapello County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)30,535
Area Code(s)641
Current Time

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52501 Demographics

52501 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 52501 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 52501 is White. The current unemployment level in 52501 is 5.5%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density124 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,222
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$50,507
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$53,280
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)5.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 81.62%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 56.05%

52501 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1000.31%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander4151.3%

52501 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American240.53%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander2725.99%

52501 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,6199.62%
Bachelor Degree2,00111.9%
High School Diploma6,21736.96%
No High School Diploma3301.96%
GED or Alternate9685.75%
1 or More Years of College2,58615.37%
Associates Degree1,94911.59%
Masters Degree8935.31%
Professional Degree2071.23%
Doctorate Degree510.3%

52501 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 52501
RegionOttumwa-Kirksville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaOttumwa, IA
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area246 Square Miles

52501 Politics

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52501 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion40a - Loess Flats and Till Plains

52501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13182940526166645443301841
Avg Max Temp (°F)31374962738287857765483561
Avg Precip (In.)

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