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ZIP Code 81140

Primary City:La Jara, CO (View All Cities)
County: Conejos County
Timezone: Mountain (8:05pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -106.2
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81140

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81140. 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 81140. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81140, 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:
La Jara, CO
Unacceptable:
Bountiful, Morgan, Richfield

Stats and Demographics for the 81140 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81140 is located in south Colorado and covers a slightly higher than average 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 81140 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81140 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,341
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,010
Median Home Value $117,800
Land Area 220.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 874
Median Household Income $34,176

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1077696915259695249909085654342322618
Female89911041005066645968938192664944342425
Total1961672001911021251331111171831711771319286665043

Gender

 Male 1,142 49%
 Female 1,199 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,859 79.4%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 2.2%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 311 13.3%
 Two Or More Races 109 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner116271153154937426
Renter176136383622137
Total281231071911901158733

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 494 57%
 Single Guardian 118 14%
 Singles 235 27%
 Singles With Roommate 27 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 573 66%
 Households with Kids 301 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1430213015191315142320111824201418221716
Female1518191618172414181328301518252426111412
Total2948404633363729323648413342453844333128

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81140 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81140 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 81140 real estate data, the median home value of $117,800 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 81140. Rentals in 81140 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81140 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,336 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 331 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 313 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 230 23%
 Households Vacant 136 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 28%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 95 37%
 2 Bedroom 68 26%
 3+ Bedroom 92 36%
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 $34,176 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81140 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 81140 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 529 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 631 32%
 No Earnings 784 40%
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 529 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 631 32%
 No Earnings 784 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 844 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 6%
 Worked at Home 54 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 181 24%
 High School Graduate 383 51%
 Associate's degree 12 2%
 Bachelor's degree 93 13%
 Master's degree 48 6%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 18 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 492 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81140

ZIP Code 81140 is in the North Conejos School District No. Re1j. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81140.

La Jara Second Chance School
104 Spruce St
La Jara, CO 81140
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Conejos School District No. Re1j
Centauri Middle School
17891 Us Hwy 285
La Jara, CO 81140
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Conejos School District No. Re1j
La Jara Elementary School
214 Poplar St
La Jara, CO 81140
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Conejos School District No. Re1j
Centauri High School
17889 Us Hwy 285
La Jara, CO 81140
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Conejos School District No. Re1j

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