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ZIP Code 81226

Primary City:Florence, CO (View All Cities)
County: Fremont County
Timezone: Mountain (4:59am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.3, -105.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81226. 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 81226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81226, 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:
Florence, CO
Unacceptable:
Brewster, Portland, Williamsburg

Stats and Demographics for the 81226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81226 is located in south Colorado and covers a slightly less 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 81226 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 81226 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,066
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,693
Median Home Value $125,600
Land Area 82.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,414
Median Household Income $40,243

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1781932062153306627317485665294533342982011301319464
Female1651732002021531421611571912412182402051701241098765
Total343366406417483804892905757770671574503371254240181129

Gender

 Male 6,063 67%
 Female 3,003 33%
Gender

Race

 White 7,529 83.0%
 Black Or African American 917 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 250 2.8%
 Asian 78 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 137 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 152 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3314423437042630720456
Renter5811912412696535311
Total9126335849652236025767

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,222 51%
 Single Guardian 415 17%
 Singles 648 27%
 Singles With Roommate 129 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,689 70%
 Households with Kids 725 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3540473431374540404144374242475936363746
Female3427403025353233484534324940494341402929
Total69678764567277738886786991829610277766675

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81226 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 81226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81226 real estate data, the median home value of $125,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81226 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,881 64.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,085 34.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,209 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 565 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 640 24%
 Households Vacant 279 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 63 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 10%
 1 Bedroom 117 17%
 2 Bedroom 196 29%
 3+ Bedroom 304 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 $40,243 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81226 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 81226 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 2,256 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,792 22%
 No Earnings 3,986 50%
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 2,256 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,792 22%
 No Earnings 3,986 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,046 91.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 4.0%
 Worked at Home 83 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 811 15.4%
 High School Graduate 3,896 73.9%
 Associate's degree 237 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 207 3.9%
 Master's degree 64 1.2%
 Professional school degree 34 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 810 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 146 12.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 18.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81226

ZIP Code 81226 is in the Fremont Re-2 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81226.

Focus Academy
403 West 5th St
Florence, CO 81226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fremont Re-2 School District
Fremont Elementary School
500 West 5th St
Florence, CO 81226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-2 School District
Fremont Middle School
215 North Maple
Florence, CO 81226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-2 School District
Florence High School
2006 State Hwy 67
Florence, CO 81226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fremont Re-2 School District
Florence Christian School
303 E 3rd St
Florence, CO 81226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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