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ZIP Code 81054

Primary City:Las Animas, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (11:04am)
Coordinates:37.9, -103.1
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81054

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81054. 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 81054. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81054, 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:
Las Animas, CO
Acceptable:
Deora, Fort Lyon, Ninaview
Unacceptable:
Ft Lyon, Toonerville

Stats and Demographics for the 81054 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81054 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 81054 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81054 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,134
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,809
Median Home Value $68,500
Land Area 954.39 sq mi
Water Area 19.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,477
Median Household Income $35,276

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11711812210630341931431428730324318419310777554339
Female119119121104867796100891181311331168882974668
Total23623724321038949641041437642137431730919515915289107

Gender

 Male 3,344 65%
 Female 1,790 35%
Gender

Race

 White 4,016 78%
 Black Or African American 405 8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 2%
 Asian 56 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 419 8%
 Two Or More Races 110 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner114810718724717812953
Renter461131079665333324
Total5716121428331221116277

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 651 44%
 Single Guardian 277 19%
 Singles 497 34%
 Singles With Roommate 52 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,059 72%
 Households with Kids 418 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2420301822212323292028292124302321151738
Female2320213018222522322722281826192427211316
Total4740514840434845614750573950494748363054

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81054 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 81054 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 81054 real estate data, the median home value of $68,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81054 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81054 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81054 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,412 66.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,639 31.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 475 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 485 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 517 29%
 Households Vacant 332 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 27.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2.1%
 For Sale Only 28 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 8.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 4%
 1 Bedroom 58 11%
 2 Bedroom 236 43%
 3+ Bedroom 229 42%
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 $35,276 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81054 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. More commuters in 81054 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 800 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 637 16%
 No Earnings 2,671 65%
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 800 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 637 16%
 No Earnings 2,671 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 951 91.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 6.3%
 Worked at Home 21 2.0%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 577 22.7%
 High School Graduate 1,718 67.6%
 Associate's degree 73 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 129 5.1%
 Master's degree 37 1.5%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 507 87.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81054

ZIP Code 81054 is in the Las Animas School District No. Re-1. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81054.

Las Animas Elementary School
530 Poplar Ave
Las Animas, CO 81054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Animas School District No. Re-1
Jump Start Learning Center
138 6th St
Las Animas, CO 81054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Las Animas School District No. Re-1
Las Animas Junior High School
1021 2nd St
Las Animas, CO 81054
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Las Animas School District No. Re-1
Las Animas High School
300 Grove Ave
Las Animas, CO 81054
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Las Animas School District No. Re-1

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