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ZIP Code 81147

Primary City:Pagosa Springs, CO (View All Cities)
County: Archuleta County
Timezone: Mountain (7:10am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -107.0
ZIP (~35 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81147. 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 81147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81147, 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:
Pagosa Springs, CO
Acceptable:
Chimney Rock, Pagosa Spgs
Unacceptable:
Pagosa Lakes

Stats and Demographics for the 81147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81147 is located in southwest 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 81147 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81147 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,446
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,323
Median Home Value $282,500
Land Area 1,349.41 sq mi
Water Area 6.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,971
Median Household Income $49,176

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31731038331522726627528729643450855861241724117410259
Female258298313315211260273278326473535577567349239176105112
Total5756086966304385265485656229071,0431,1351,179766480350207171

Gender

 Male 5,781 51%
 Female 5,665 49%
Gender

Race

 White 9,880 86.3%
 Black Or African American 35 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 204 1.8%
 Asian 88 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 906 7.9%
 Two Or More Races 328 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner342144367881,12570131478
Renter104283213284229905226
Total1384976491,0721,354791366104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,760 56%
 Single Guardian 598 12%
 Singles 1,329 27%
 Singles With Roommate 284 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,711 75%
 Households with Kids 1,260 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5773714974595168588859687791816855644763
Female5448724558537260556959496967667581504335
Total111121143941321121231281131571181171461581471431361149098

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81147 has an extremely large 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 81147 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 81147 real estate data, the median home value of $282,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81147. Rentals in 81147 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,317 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 26 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 52 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,467 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,223 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,281 15%
 Households Vacant 3,352 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 502 15.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.4%
 For Sale Only 243 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,272 67.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 294 8.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 5%
 1 Bedroom 81 7%
 2 Bedroom 337 28%
 3+ Bedroom 743 61%
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 $49,176 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81147 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 81147 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,948 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,393 35%
 No Earnings 3,279 34%
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 2,948 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,393 35%
 No Earnings 3,279 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,409 86.5%
 Public transportation 13 0.3%
 Taxicab 23 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 189 3.7%
 Worked at Home 466 9.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 260 6%
 High School Graduate 2,185 52%
 Associate's degree 313 7%
 Bachelor's degree 998 24%
 Master's degree 226 5%
 Professional school degree 118 3%
 Doctorate degree 102 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,570 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 290 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 131 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81147

ZIP Code 81147 is in the Archuleta County School District No. 50 Jt. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81147.

Pagosa Springs Elementary School
141 South 10th St
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Archuleta County School District No. 50 Jt
Pagosa Springs Middle School
309 Lewis St
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Archuleta County School District No. 50 Jt
Pagosa Springs High School
800 South 8th St
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Archuleta County School District No. 50 Jt
Archuleta County High School
4th and Lewis
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Archuleta County School District No. 50 Jt

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