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ZIP Code 81212

Primary City:Canon City, CO (View All Cities)
County: Fremont County
Timezone: Mountain (12:49am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -105.4
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81212. 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 81212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81212, 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:
Canon City, CO
Acceptable:
Brookside
Unacceptable:
Buckskin Joe, Ilse, Parkdale, Penitentiary, Prospect Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 81212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81212 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 81212 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 81212 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,742
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,914
Median Home Value $159,700
Land Area 617.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,708
Median Household Income $40,138

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7246967808441,1131,5501,3441,2891,3341,4171,2801,108964784607458353256
Female723727736726580601570601743925950974967817677541485498
Total1,4471,4231,5161,5701,6932,1511,9141,8902,0772,3422,2302,0821,9311,6011,284999838754

Gender

 Male 16,901 57%
 Female 12,841 43%
Gender

Race

 White 27,078 91.0%
 Black Or African American 903 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 467 1.6%
 Asian 170 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 543 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 567 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1035709351,4851,8021,462992349
Renter295548543495397313254165
Total3981,1181,4781,9802,1991,7751,246514

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,295 49%
 Single Guardian 1,573 15%
 Singles 3,328 31%
 Singles With Roommate 512 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,895 74%
 Households with Kids 2,813 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127154160161132139137136152139154143157187170190183170131197
Female149146136154153142158138136164141132160139134158144146144116
Total276300296315285281295274288303295275317326304348327316275313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81212 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 81212 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81212 real estate data, the median home value of $159,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,229 81.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,037 16.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 98 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 353 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,889 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,809 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,010 25%
 Households Vacant 1,206 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 20.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.2%
 For Sale Only 222 18.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 284 23.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 392 32.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 3%
 1 Bedroom 607 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,686 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,104 32%
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 $40,138 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81212 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 81212 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 5,879 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,349 21%
 No Earnings 14,407 56%
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 5,879 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,349 21%
 No Earnings 14,407 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,168 90.1%
 Public transportation 27 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 387 4.3%
 Worked at Home 410 4.5%
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 3,049 22.9%
 High School Graduate 7,727 58.1%
 Associate's degree 694 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,054 7.9%
 Master's degree 557 4.2%
 Professional school degree 146 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 69 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,146 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 406 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 456 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81212

ZIP Code 81212 is in the Fremont Re-1 School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81212.

Canon Online Academy
101 North 14th St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Canon City Middle School
1215 Main Steeet
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Harrison School
920 Field Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Lincoln School of Science and Technology
420 Myrtle Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Mckinley Elementary School
1240 MC Kinley St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Washington Elementary School
606 North 9th St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Madison Exploratory School
202 East Douglas
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Canon Exploratory School
2855 North 9th St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Mount View Core Knowledge Charter School
809 Field Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Canon City High School
1313 College
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Garden Park High School
201 North Sixth St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fremont Re-1 School District
Four Mile Adventist Christian
3180 E Main St
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Christian School
1415 Elm Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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