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ZIP Code 81040

Primary City:Gardner, CO (View All Cities)
County: Huerfano County
Timezone: Mountain (2:47pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -105.3
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81040. 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 81040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81040, 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:
Gardner, CO
Unacceptable:
Farisita

Stats and Demographics for the 81040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81040 is located in south 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 81040 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81040 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 536
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 524
Median Home Value $150,000
Land Area 518.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 258
Median Household Income $33,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male968131013111015152244373015962
Female9717766108131835283322101598
Total181325201619211828335772705225241510

Gender

 Male 275 51%
 Female 261 49%
Gender

Race

 White 446 83.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 2.6%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.4%
 Other Race 41 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 28 5.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1616287540247
Renter1791219841
Total21325409448288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 124 48%
 Single Guardian 26 10%
 Singles 94 36%
 Singles With Roommate 14 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 222 86%
 Households with Kids 36 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11132310020312620230
Female13221131143262220030
Total24353441163574840260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81040 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81040 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 81040 real estate data, the median home value of $150,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81040 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 527 98%
 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 9 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 75 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 122 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 12%
 Households Vacant 266 51%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 4 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 155 58.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 38.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 11%
 3+ Bedroom 68 89%
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 $33,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81040 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 81040 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 81040 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 81040. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 138 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 32%
 No Earnings 234 43%
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 138 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 32%
 No Earnings 234 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 140 50%
 Public transportation 6 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 10%
 Worked at Home 106 38%
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 40 16%
 High School Graduate 95 39%
 Associate's degree 6 2%
 Bachelor's degree 73 30%
 Master's degree 24 10%
 Professional school degree 7 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 23 43%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 57%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81040

ZIP Code 81040 is in the Huerfano School District Re-1. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81040.

Gardner Elementary School
25421 Hwy 69
Gardner, CO 81040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Huerfano School District Re-1

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