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ZIP Code 81123

Primary City:Blanca, CO (View All Cities)
County: Costilla County
Timezone: Mountain (10:52pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.4, -105.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81123

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81123. 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 81123. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81123, 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:
Blanca, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81123 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81123 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 81123 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81123 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 805
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 453
Median Home Value $81,100
Land Area 262.29 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 332
Median Household Income $31,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1920314520192118142844293031152094
Female2423253118151716263136322624151496
Total434356763834383440598061565530341810

Gender

 Male 417 52%
 Female 388 48%
Gender

Race

 White 575 71%
 Black Or African American 7 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 2%
 Asian 23 3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 154 19%
 Two Or More Races 30 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3931626348349
Renter518111910640
Total82742817354389

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 158 48%
 Single Guardian 53 16%
 Singles 105 32%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 236 71%
 Households with Kids 96 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male462244237653512121011664
Female55347363476273873944
Total91156117861113115121520171415108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81123 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81123 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 81123 real estate data, the median home value of $81,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81123 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81123 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81123 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 805 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 103 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 156 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 16%
 Households Vacant 121 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 32%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 51 65%
 3+ Bedroom 28 35%
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 $31,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81123 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 81123 can expect to fall in that range. 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 282 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 273 34%
 No Earnings 256 32%
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 282 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 273 34%
 No Earnings 256 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 389 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 3%
 Worked at Home 28 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 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 68 21.9%
 High School Graduate 166 53.5%
 Associate's degree 24 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 25 8.1%
 Master's degree 25 8.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 185 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81123

ZIP Code 81123 is in the Sierra Grande School District No. R-30. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81123.

Sierra Grande Elementary School
17523 East Hwy 160
Blanca, CO 81123
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sierra Grande School District No. R-30
Sierra Grande Middle School
17523 East Hwy 160
Blanca, CO 81123
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sierra Grande School District No. R-30
Sierra Grande Senior High School
17523 East Hwy 160
Blanca, CO 81123
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sierra Grande School District No. R-30

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