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ZIP Code 81231

Primary City:Gunnison, CO (View All Cities)
Organization:Western State College
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (5:14am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.55, -106.90
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81231. 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 81231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81231, 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:
Western State College

Stats and Demographics for the 81231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81231 is located in west Colorado and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 81231 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81231 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 715
Population Density 11,393 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5
Land Area 0.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male00027215112301000000000
Female000175973100000000000
Total00044724815401000000000

Gender

 Male 439 61%
 Female 276 39%
Gender

Race

 White 647 90.5%
 Black Or African American 12 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.6%
 Asian 4 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 37 5.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
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Renter21000000
Total21000000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 0 0%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 3 100%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 3 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

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Female000000000000000006810738
Total00000000000000000144303109

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81231 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3 0.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 712 99.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 3 60%
 Households Vacant 2 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 100%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 81231 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 81231 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. A higher percentage of people in 81231 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81231 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 27 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 505 82%
 No Earnings 86 14%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 27 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 505 82%
 No Earnings 86 14%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 81 42%
 Public transportation 14 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 35%
 Worked at Home 32 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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