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ZIP Code 80542

Primary City:Mead, CO (View All Cities)
County: Weld County
Timezone: Mountain (3:35am)
Coordinates:40.23, -105.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 80542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 80542. 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 80542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 80542, 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:
Mead, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 80542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 80542 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 80542 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 80542 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,631
Population Density 405 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,284
Median Home Value $304,900
Land Area 8.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,251
Median Household Income $93,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male122166156143498513411214315517315510869281538
Female130146178110698714012513616316314195562721164
Total25231233425311817227423727931833629620312555361912

Gender

 Male 1,824 50%
 Female 1,807 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,356 92.4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.6%
 Asian 48 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 115 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 85 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15171234339252100309
Renter2203319141210
Total17191267358266112319

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 897 72%
 Single Guardian 132 11%
 Singles 157 13%
 Singles With Roommate 65 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 701 56%
 Households with Kids 550 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2817282839432915403236313522383233211911
Female2323352633302430293048343234262930121313
Total5140635472735345696284656756646163333224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 80542 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 80542 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 80542 real estate data, the median home value of $304,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 80542. Rentals in 80542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 80542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,631 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,008 79%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 142 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 101 8%
 Households Vacant 33 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 13 39%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 20%
 3+ Bedroom 49 80%
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 $93,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 80542 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. However, that is not the case in 80542. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,378 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 746 28%
 No Earnings 538 20%
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 1,378 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 746 28%
 No Earnings 538 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,599 88.2%
 Public transportation 9 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 2.8%
 Worked at Home 155 8.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 106 9%
 High School Graduate 515 43%
 Associate's degree 130 11%
 Bachelor's degree 258 22%
 Master's degree 133 11%
 Professional school degree 31 3%
 Doctorate degree 26 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 800 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 113 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 80542

ZIP Code 80542 is in the St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 80542.

Mead Elementary School
520 Welker Ave
Mead, CO 80542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j
Mead Middle School
620 Welker Ave
Mead, CO 80542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j

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