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ZIP Code 81201

Primary City:Salida, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (3:15pm)
Coordinates:38.6, -106.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81201. 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 81201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81201, 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:
Salida, CO
Unacceptable:
Cleora, Maysville, Smeltertown, Swissvale, Turret, Wellsville

Stats and Demographics for the 81201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81201 is located in central 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 81201 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81201 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,645
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,742
Median Home Value $260,000
Land Area 445.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,003
Median Household Income $42,485

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male214215191234165209217269292321347402370261196167104100
Female191205207197150197206236295344364435396257180157170184
Total405420398431315406423505587665711837766518376324274284

Gender

 Male 4,274 49%
 Female 4,371 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,143 94.2%
 Black Or African American 15 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.9%
 Asian 55 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 219 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 135 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22144336565734470345127
Renter792362662491961047852
Total101380602814930574423179

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,972 49%
 Single Guardian 439 11%
 Singles 1,316 33%
 Singles With Roommate 276 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,092 77%
 Households with Kids 911 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3246425043403755403839264147515165313637
Female4032374234473539504640344938424446293627
Total72787992778772949084796090859395111607264

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81201 has a slightly less than average 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 81201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 81201 real estate data, the median home value of $260,000 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 81201. Rentals in 81201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,468 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 63 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,603 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,140 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,260 27%
 Households Vacant 739 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 88 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 394 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 226 23%
 2 Bedroom 408 41%
 3+ Bedroom 333 34%
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 $42,485 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81201 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. The commute in 81201 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,800 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 30%
 No Earnings 2,495 33%
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 2,800 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 30%
 No Earnings 2,495 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,486 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 399 9%
 Worked at Home 348 8%
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 242 7%
 High School Graduate 1,581 48%
 Associate's degree 254 8%
 Bachelor's degree 846 26%
 Master's degree 219 7%
 Professional school degree 125 4%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,303 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 91 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81201

ZIP Code 81201 is in the Salida School District No. R-32. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81201.

Salida Middle School
520 Milford St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Longfellow Elementary School
350 West 8th St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Crest Academy
220 12th St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Salida Early Childhood Center
516 Teller Ave
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Salida High School
905 D St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Horizons Exploratory Academy
9th and D Streets
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Chaffee County Montessori School
1040 I St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salida Christian School
509 F St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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