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ZIP Code 81144

Primary City:Monte Vista, CO (View All Cities)
County: Rio Grande County
Timezone: Mountain (7:28am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.6, -106.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81144. 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 81144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81144, 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:
Monte Vista, CO
Unacceptable:
Lariat, Maxeyville, Sargents School

Stats and Demographics for the 81144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81144 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 81144 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81144 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,344
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,170
Median Home Value $114,500
Land Area 282.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,855
Median Household Income $40,658

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28530526924819519617919718522529026621616494798681
Female27428325525623120421421121227129726920916210913295100
Total559588524504426400393408397496587535425326203211181181

Gender

 Male 3,560 48%
 Female 3,784 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,556 75.7%
 Black Or African American 25 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 1.5%
 Asian 23 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,357 18.5%
 Two Or More Races 271 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3318227543744927020077
Renter117190161168130715243
Total150372436605579341252120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,444 51%
 Single Guardian 533 19%
 Singles 761 27%
 Singles With Roommate 117 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,869 65%
 Households with Kids 986 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5249636050817253495850584657494961563336
Female5845516265535048676946415841476363453857
Total11094114122115134122101116127969910498961121241017193

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81144 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81144 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81144 real estate data, the median home value of $114,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81144 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81144 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,238 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,233 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 690 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 932 29%
 Households Vacant 315 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 50 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 16%
 For Migrant Workers 7 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 1%
 1 Bedroom 144 15%
 2 Bedroom 387 40%
 3+ Bedroom 426 44%
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 $40,658 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81144 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. More commuters in 81144 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 2,089 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,730 31%
 No Earnings 1,736 31%
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 2,089 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,730 31%
 No Earnings 1,736 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,854 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 174 6%
 Worked at Home 115 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 443 19%
 High School Graduate 1,285 55%
 Associate's degree 240 10%
 Bachelor's degree 222 10%
 Master's degree 101 4%
 Professional school degree 42 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,256 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 206 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81144

ZIP Code 81144 is in the Monte Vista School District No. C-8. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81144.

Monte Vista On-Line Academy
345 East Prospect
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Monte Vista Shared School
525 Second Ave
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Bill Metz Elementary School
545 Second
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Monte Vista Middle School
3720 Sherman Ave
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Marsh Elementary School
215 Lyell
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Sargent Elementary School
7090 North County Rd 2 East
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sargent School District No. Re-33j
Byron Syring Delta Center
345 Prospect
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Monte Vista Senior High School
295 East Prospect
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monte Vista School District No. C-8
Sargent Senior High School
7090 North County Rd 2 East
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sargent School District No. Re-33j
Sargent Junior High School
7090 North County Rd 2 East
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sargent School District No. Re-33j
St Peter'S Lutheran School
330 Faraday St
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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