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ZIP Code 81101

Primary City:Alamosa, CO (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Alamosa
County: Alamosa County
Timezone: Mountain (6:44am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.5, -105.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81101. 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 81101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81101, 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:
Alamosa, CO
Acceptable:
Great Sand Dunes National Mo, Sand Dunes Mo
Unacceptable:
Carmel, East Alamosa, Estrella, Henry, Stanley, Washington, Waverly

Stats and Demographics for the 81101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81101 is located in south 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 81101 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 81101 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,675
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,133
Median Home Value $137,400
Land Area 409.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,668
Median Household Income $33,620

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5585274476898105314284023834745204583792672121229158
Female594481439613729508397384382470528501400264201154128146
Total1,1521,0088861,3021,5391,0398257867659441,048959779531413276219204

Gender

 Male 7,356 50%
 Female 7,319 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,862 74.0%
 Black Or African American 171 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 419 2.9%
 Asian 143 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 2,410 16.4%
 Two Or More Races 651 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8337551079477249228280
Renter5225043133782821349156
Total6058798231,1721,054626373136

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,511 44%
 Single Guardian 1,057 19%
 Singles 1,720 30%
 Singles With Roommate 380 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,818 67%
 Households with Kids 1,850 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11611995126108107101841279074781011041189098166217177
Female14011112095111838699102917911378788880105156184169
Total256230215221219190187183229181153191179182206170203322401346

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81101 has a small 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 81101 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81101 real estate data, the median home value of $137,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81101. Rentals in 81101 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,935 95.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 227 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 407 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,199 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,189 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,280 37%
 Households Vacant 465 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 141 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 53 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 95 20%
 For Migrant Workers 6 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 100 5%
 1 Bedroom 425 20%
 2 Bedroom 918 43%
 3+ Bedroom 717 33%
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 $33,620 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81101 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 81101 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 3,540 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,098 35%
 No Earnings 4,061 35%
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 3,540 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,098 35%
 No Earnings 4,061 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,159 86%
 Public transportation 49 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 589 10%
 Worked at Home 233 4%
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 828 20%
 High School Graduate 2,323 55%
 Associate's degree 169 4%
 Bachelor's degree 355 8%
 Master's degree 286 7%
 Professional school degree 139 3%
 Doctorate degree 96 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,518 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 203 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 309 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81101

ZIP Code 81101 is in the Alamosa School District, No. Re-11j. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81101.

Alamosa Ombudsman School of Excellence
2431 Main St
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alamosa School District, No. Re-11j
Ortega Middle School
401 Victoria Ave
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamosa School District, No. Re-11j
Alamosa Elementary School
1709 West 10th St
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamosa School District, No. Re-11j
Alamosa High School
805 Craft Dr
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamosa School District, No. Re-11j
Sunshine Christian School
313 Craft Dr
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran School
52 El Rio Dr
Alamosa, CO 81101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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