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ZIP Code 81062

Primary City:Olney Springs, CO (View All Cities)
County: Crowley County
Timezone: Mountain (5:16pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.3, -104.0
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81062

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81062. 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 81062. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81062, 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:
Olney Springs, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81062 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81062 is located in southeast Colorado and covers a 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 81062 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81062 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,439
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 374
Median Home Value $70,000
Land Area 238.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 310
Median Household Income $38,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232735322603292772512252261378551262012510
Female32293028161527212829293622201016155
Total55566560276344304272253255166121734630282015

Gender

 Male 2,031 83%
 Female 408 17%
Gender

Race

 White 1,866 77%
 Black Or African American 349 14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 2%
 Asian 29 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 101 4%
 Two Or More Races 36 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner318274455362913
Renter913171521640
Total1231445976423313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 165 53%
 Single Guardian 57 18%
 Singles 77 25%
 Singles With Roommate 11 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 209 67%
 Households with Kids 101 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male565248231097115335931237
Female1187375104359646365864
Total16141251113127131416179961114111841

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81062 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81062 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81062 real estate data, the median home value of $70,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81062 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81062 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81062 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 787 32%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,652 68%
 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 133 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 23%
 Households Vacant 64 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 16%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 8%
 2 Bedroom 24 38%
 3+ Bedroom 34 54%
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 $38,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81062 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 81062 has very few people that work at home. 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 81062 can expect to fall in that range. 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 471 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 367 21%
 No Earnings 885 51%
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 471 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 367 21%
 No Earnings 885 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 273 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 0 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 373 35.8%
 High School Graduate 629 60.3%
 Associate's degree 3 0.3%
 Bachelor's degree 31 3.0%
 Master's degree 6 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 248 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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