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ZIP Code 81089

Primary City:Walsenburg, CO (View All Cities)
County: Huerfano County
Timezone: Mountain (11:56pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.6, -104.7
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81089

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81089. 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 81089. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81089, 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:
Walsenburg, CO
Acceptable:
Farista
Unacceptable:
Farisita, Mutual, Pryor, Toltec

Stats and Demographics for the 81089 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81089 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 81089 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81089 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,602
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,727
Median Home Value $98,500
Land Area 691.97 sq mi
Water Area 1.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,099
Median Household Income $29,054

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11314210715677928793113192173199186184147956789
Female861041231471017089891121741931951921701429399111
Total199246230303178162176182225366366394378354289188166200

Gender

 Male 2,312 50%
 Female 2,290 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,669 79.7%
 Black Or African American 29 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 187 4.1%
 Asian 18 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.2%
 Other Race 521 11.3%
 Two Or More Races 171 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9689428836135320383
Renter5692114142111693620
Total65160208430472422239103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 840 40%
 Single Guardian 357 17%
 Singles 786 37%
 Singles With Roommate 116 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,641 78%
 Households with Kids 458 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2726211829282832252221261325234131342719
Female161721816232124203024262023193731293123
Total4343422645514956455245523348427862635842

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81089 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 81089 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81089 real estate data, the median home value of $98,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81089 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81089 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81089 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,446 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 15 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 128 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 799 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 660 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 640 23%
 Households Vacant 628 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 81 12.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 60 9.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 181 28.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 301 47.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 6%
 1 Bedroom 92 16%
 2 Bedroom 199 34%
 3+ Bedroom 267 45%
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 $29,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81089 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 81089 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 81089 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 911 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 798 23%
 No Earnings 1,791 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 911 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 798 23%
 No Earnings 1,791 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,156 91.5%
 Public transportation 23 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 5.7%
 Worked at Home 11 0.9%
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 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 347 21%
 High School Graduate 914 56%
 Associate's degree 79 5%
 Bachelor's degree 145 9%
 Master's degree 110 7%
 Professional school degree 36 2%
 Doctorate degree 14 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 627 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81089

ZIP Code 81089 is in the Huerfano School District Re-1. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81089.

Peakview School
375 West Pine St
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Huerfano School District Re-1
John Mall High School
355 West Pine St
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Huerfano School District Re-1

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