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ZIP Code 80226

Primary City:Denver, CO (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Alameda Avenue
County: Denver County
Timezone: Mountain (12:53pm)
Area code: 303 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.71, -105.09
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 80226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 80226. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 80226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 80226, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Denver, CO
Acceptable:
Lakewood

Stats and Demographics for the 80226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 80226 is located in north Colorado and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 80226 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 80226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,930
Population Density 3,839 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,656
Median Home Value $227,900
Land Area 8.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,817
Median Household Income $53,081

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0219778779651,2931,4271,0901,0249491,0051,003954729524409321276239
Female9148718101,0381,2971,3441,0299628981,0351,121994870675514484441550
Total1,9351,8481,6872,0032,5902,7712,1191,9861,8472,0402,1241,9481,5991,199923805717789

Gender

 Male 15,083 49%
 Female 15,847 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,326 78.6%
 Black Or African American 519 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 418 1.4%
 Asian 865 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 3,708 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,070 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner747611,0611,6101,5711,109811310
Renter6921,5991,050818609240243259
Total7662,3602,1112,4282,1801,3491,054569

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,061 39%
 Single Guardian 2,304 18%
 Singles 4,162 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,290 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,303 73%
 Households with Kids 3,514 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male184212205213190193196196202197173173159175182167182183251258
Female198177176159170187182171161159162186135168164142194230308269
Total382389381372360380378367363356335359294343346309376413559527

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 80226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 80226 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 80226 real estate data, the median home value of $227,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 80226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 80226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 80226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,156 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 226 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 497 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,287 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,020 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,510 40%
 Households Vacant 839 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 363 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 4%
 For Sale Only 173 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 209 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,645 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,376 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,237 23%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $53,081 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 80226 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 80226 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,275 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,976 28%
 No Earnings 7,705 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,275 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,976 28%
 No Earnings 7,705 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,155 86.4%
 Public transportation 655 4.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 798 5.2%
 Worked at Home 585 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,171 11.4%
 High School Graduate 4,977 48.3%
 Associate's degree 698 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,505 24.3%
 Master's degree 724 7.0%
 Professional school degree 154 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 77 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,493 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 372 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 565 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 80226

ZIP Code 80226 is in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 80226.

Miller Special Education
200 Kipling St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Belmar Elementary School
885 South Garrison St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Dennison Elementary School
401 Independence St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Glennon Heights Elementary School
11025 West Glennon Dr
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Lasley Elementary School
1401 South Kendall St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Deane Elementary School
580 South Harlan St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
South Lakewood Elementary School
8425 West 1st Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Stein Elementary School
80 South Teller St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Creighton Middle School
75 Independence St
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
Brady Exploration School
5220 West Ohio Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1
New America School
5806 West Alameda Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District No. R-1

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