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ZIP Code 81230

Primary City:Gunnison, CO (View All Cities)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (12:58am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -106.9
ZIP (~43 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81230

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81230. 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 81230. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81230, 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:
Gunnison, CO
Unacceptable:
Baldwin, Doyleville, Iola, Taylor Park

Stats and Demographics for the 81230 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81230 is located in west 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 81230 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81230 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,075
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,030
Median Home Value $277,400
Land Area 1,785.62 sq mi
Water Area 15.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,974
Median Household Income $45,169

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male258229244263854435334318291260318341251180113675241
Female212291220243510325292263229301319322219156109816668
Total4705204645061,364760626581520561637663470336222148118109

Gender

 Male 4,849 53%
 Female 4,226 47%
Gender

Race

 White 8,150 89.8%
 Black Or African American 33 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 176 1.9%
 Asian 54 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 470 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 190 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4025041649453329715545
Renter574473216196158704116
Total61472363269069136719661

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,689 43%
 Single Guardian 417 10%
 Singles 1,229 31%
 Singles With Roommate 639 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,012 76%
 Households with Kids 962 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61495546535237345337505452515739524669196
Female45342958436262646057403143494846424463123
Total106838410496114999811394908595100105859490132319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81230 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81230 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 81230 real estate data, the median home value of $277,400 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 81230. Rentals in 81230 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81230 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,977 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 45 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,551 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 679 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,744 35%
 Households Vacant 1,056 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 17.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.0%
 For Sale Only 74 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 650 61.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 12.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 100 6%
 1 Bedroom 382 22%
 2 Bedroom 774 44%
 3+ Bedroom 519 29%
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 $45,169 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81230 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. 81230 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. More commuters in 81230 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,638 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,812 49%
 No Earnings 1,272 16%
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 2,638 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,812 49%
 No Earnings 1,272 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,859 71%
 Public transportation 75 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,221 22%
 Worked at Home 292 5%
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 324 11%
 High School Graduate 1,188 40%
 Associate's degree 152 5%
 Bachelor's degree 927 31%
 Master's degree 193 6%
 Professional school degree 44 1%
 Doctorate degree 147 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 981 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 85 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 225 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81230

ZIP Code 81230 is in the Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81230.

Gunnison Middle School
1099 North 11th
Gunnison, CO 81230
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j
Gunnison Elementary School
1099 North 11th
Gunnison, CO 81230
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j
Gunnison High School
800 West Ohio
Gunnison, CO 81230
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j

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