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ZIP Code 81241

Primary City:Pitkin, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (4:13am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.60, -106.47
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81241

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81241. 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 81241. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81241, 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:
Pitkin, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81241 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81241 is located in central 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 81241 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. 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 81241 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 78
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 367
Median Home Value $250,000
Land Area 20.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 37
Median Household Income $36,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 54

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


 Male 37 47%
 Female 41 53%


 White 72 92%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 5 6%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 22 59%
 Single Guardian 2 5%
 Singles 11 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 33 89%
 Households with Kids 4 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81241 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81241 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 81241 real estate data, the median home value of $250,000 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 81241.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 72 92%
 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 6 8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 19 5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 15 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 3 1%
 Households Vacant 330 90%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 0.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 313 94.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 4.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81241 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. A higher percentage of people in 81241 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. In 81241 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 4 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2 5%
 No Earnings 34 85%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2 5%
 No Earnings 34 85%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2 50%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 2 50%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 5 21%
 High School Graduate 9 38%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 3 13%
 Master's degree 7 29%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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