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ZIP Code 80720

Primary City:Akron, CO (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Mountain (2:35am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -103.2
ZIP (~38 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 80720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 80720. 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 80720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 80720, 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:
Akron, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 80720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 80720 is located in northeast Colorado and covers an extremely large 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 80720 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 80720 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,558
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,277
Median Home Value $101,200
Land Area 931.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,058
Median Household Income $45,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male72668786699076718012110288747050334420
Female6768828054624965639910785747757466262
Total1391341691661231521251361432202091731481471077910682

Gender

 Male 1,299 51%
 Female 1,259 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,450 95.8%
 Black Or African American 26 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 32 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5518316016212612152
Renter2563416436392010
Total3011412422419816514162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 542 51%
 Single Guardian 122 12%
 Singles 362 34%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 772 73%
 Households with Kids 286 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13918131317149132522191291821231959
Female131316111116165201817142013211521131012
Total2622342424333014334339333222393644321521

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 80720 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 80720 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 80720 real estate data, the median home value of $101,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 80720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 80720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 80720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,374 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 160 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 24 1%
 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 383 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 377 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 298 23%
 Households Vacant 219 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 28.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 28 12.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 5.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 49.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 11%
 2 Bedroom 140 43%
 3+ Bedroom 152 46%
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 $45,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 80720 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 80720 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 915 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 761 32%
 No Earnings 706 30%
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 915 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 761 32%
 No Earnings 706 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,049 84%
 Public transportation 14 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 9%
 Worked at Home 78 6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 129 12.5%
 High School Graduate 636 61.4%
 Associate's degree 101 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 132 12.8%
 Master's degree 24 2.3%
 Professional school degree 9 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 458 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 80720

ZIP Code 80720 is in the Akron School District No. R-1. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 80720.

Akron Elementary School
301 East Fifth St
Akron, CO 80720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Akron School District No. R-1
Akron High School
600 Elm
Akron, CO 80720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Akron School District No. R-1

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