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ZIP Code 81052

Primary City:Lamar, CO (View All Cities)
County: Prowers County
Timezone: Mountain (10:27am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.0, -102.6
ZIP (~27 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81052

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81052. 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 81052. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81052, 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:
Lamar, CO
Unacceptable:
Carlton, Kornman, May Valley, Prowers, Shady Camp, West Farm

Stats and Demographics for the 81052 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81052 is located in southeast 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 81052 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81052 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,534
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,448
Median Home Value $91,000
Land Area 663.72 sq mi
Water Area 3.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,791
Median Household Income $33,873

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male394371348385281296277277260281320313280187143978365
Female351365331371314312289238258321324340279199181152113138
Total745736679756595608566515518602644653559386324249196203

Gender

 Male 4,658 49%
 Female 4,876 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,730 81.1%
 Black Or African American 59 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 1.0%
 Asian 29 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,362 14.3%
 Two Or More Races 261 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3828836349355936424196
Renter1962812062351951146854
Total234569569728754478309150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,764 47%
 Single Guardian 739 19%
 Singles 1,125 30%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,510 66%
 Households with Kids 1,281 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8474837177867864667576517868776872818769
Female76647075727077806656727959657659528410066
Total160138153146149156155144132131148130137133153127124165187135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81052 has a slightly less than average 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 81052 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81052 real estate data, the median home value of $91,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81052. Rentals in 81052 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81052 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,263 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 35 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 167 1.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,483 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 959 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,349 30%
 Households Vacant 657 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 37.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.2%
 For Sale Only 86 13.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 6.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 35.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 302 22%
 2 Bedroom 731 53%
 3+ Bedroom 337 25%
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 $33,873 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81052 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81052 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,757 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,966 28%
 No Earnings 2,334 33%
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 2,757 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,966 28%
 No Earnings 2,334 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,466 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 43 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 6%
 Worked at Home 232 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 570 20.7%
 High School Graduate 1,396 50.6%
 Associate's degree 360 13.1%
 Bachelor's degree 329 11.9%
 Master's degree 54 2.0%
 Professional school degree 40 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,024 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 187 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81052

ZIP Code 81052 is in the Lamar School District No. Re-2. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81052.

Alta Vista Charter School
8785 Rd Ll
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2
Lamar Middle School
104 West Park
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2
Parkview Elementary School
1105 Parkview
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2
Washington Elementary School
510 South 9th St
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2
Melvin Hendrickson Development Center
510 Savage Ave
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2
Lamar High School
1900 South 11th St
Lamar, CO 81052
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lamar School District No. Re-2

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