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ZIP Code 81224

Primary City:Crested Butte, CO (View All Cities)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (11:08pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -106.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81224. 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 81224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81224, 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:
Crested Butte, CO
Unacceptable:
Cement Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 81224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81224 is located in west 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 81224 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81224 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,446
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,376
Median Home Value $482,700
Land Area 155.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,537
Median Household Income $72,409

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1281269653971991901951941161291301096613861
Female93103826210016815016616114310697984410322
Total221229178115197367340361355259235227207110231183

Gender

 Male 1,856 54%
 Female 1,590 46%
Gender

Race

 White 3,332 96.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.4%
 Asian 34 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 22 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner311628722423084142
Renter712501286652910
Total7436641529028293152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 686 45%
 Single Guardian 119 8%
 Singles 434 28%
 Singles With Roommate 298 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,097 71%
 Households with Kids 440 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1834182822203022322016232017121515479
Female1418172317232620171914141817161816842
Total3252355139435642493930373834283331121111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81224 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81224 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81224 real estate data, the median home value of $482,700 is extremely 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 81224. Rentals in 81224 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,446 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 761 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 199 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 577 24%
 Households Vacant 839 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 8.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 64 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 671 80.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 5%
 1 Bedroom 178 36%
 2 Bedroom 142 29%
 3+ Bedroom 150 30%
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 $72,409 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81224 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. 81224 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 81224 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 1,370 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,172 41%
 No Earnings 337 12%
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 1,370 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,172 41%
 No Earnings 337 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,275 61%
 Public transportation 45 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 646 31%
 Worked at Home 115 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81224 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 37 3%
 High School Graduate 441 32%
 Associate's degree 80 6%
 Bachelor's degree 722 52%
 Master's degree 71 5%
 Professional school degree 17 1%
 Doctorate degree 17 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 577 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 169 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81224

ZIP Code 81224 is in the Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81224.

Crested Butte Community School
818 Red Lady Ave
Crested Butte, CO 81224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j

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