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ZIP Code 81236

Primary City:Nathrop, CO (View All Cities)
County: Chaffee County
Timezone: Mountain (5:14pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -106.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81236

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81236. 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 81236. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81236, 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:
Nathrop, CO
Unacceptable:
Alpine Village, Iron City, Mount Princeton, Saint Elmo

Stats and Demographics for the 81236 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81236 is located in central 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 81236 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81236 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,017
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,208
Median Home Value $338,700
Land Area 192.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 499
Median Household Income $61,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 59Female Median Age: 58

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9162018131210132242385770683934198
Female1226181610166163138286578683629115
Total214238342328162953806612214813675633013

Gender

 Male 508 50%
 Female 509 50%
Gender

Race

 White 971 95.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.5%
 Asian 10 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 11 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1528641401245811
Renter410161516151
Total51544791561256312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 300 60%
 Single Guardian 27 5%
 Singles 149 30%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 437 88%
 Households with Kids 62 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22114254125805433532
Female11263459554324136331
Total33377610136791129569863

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81236 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81236 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81236 real estate data, the median home value of $338,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81236.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,006 99%
 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 11 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 224 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 207 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 6%
 Households Vacant 709 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 12 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 645 91.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 4.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $61,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81236 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 81236 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81236 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 246 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 22%
 No Earnings 434 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 246 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 193 22%
 No Earnings 434 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 319 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 43 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81236 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 228 56%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 131 32%
 Master's degree 19 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 10 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 60 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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