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ZIP Code 81243

Primary City:Powderhorn, CO (View All Cities)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (12:18pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -107.2
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81243. 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 81243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81243, 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:
Powderhorn, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81243 is located in southwest Colorado and covers a 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 81243 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81243 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 93
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 196
Median Home Value $87,200
Land Area 334.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 44
Median Household Income $27,679

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male323231113374664200
Female232010043445571010
Total555241156711911135210

Gender

 Male 51 55%
 Female 42 45%
Gender

Race

 White 91 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 1 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner202991030
Renter11231100
Total31412101130

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 27 61%
 Single Guardian 3 7%
 Singles 11 25%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 35 80%
 Households with Kids 9 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01110010100021010011
Female01100011110010000001
Total02210021210031010012

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81243 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81243 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81243 real estate data, the median home value of $87,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 93 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 15 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 20 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 5%
 Households Vacant 152 78%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 1 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 136 89.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 9.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 70%
 3+ Bedroom 3 30%
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 $27,679 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81243 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. 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 81243 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 81243 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 20 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 10%
 No Earnings 42 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 20 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 10%
 No Earnings 42 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 26%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81243 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 18 51%
 Associate's degree 7 20%
 Bachelor's degree 10 29%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 19 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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