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ZIP Code 81248

Primary City:Sargents, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Saguache County
Timezone: Mountain (12:12am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.2, -106.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81248. 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 81248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81248, 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:
Sargents, CO
White Pine

Stats and Demographics for the 81248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81248 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 81248 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81248 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 157
Land Area 257.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24
Median Household Income $53,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 56

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


 Male 24 50%
 Female 24 50%


 White 48 100%
 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 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 16 67%
 Single Guardian 2 8%
 Singles 6 25%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 20 83%
 Households with Kids 4 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81248 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81248 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 81248 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48 100%
 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 7 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 13 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 4 3%
 Households Vacant 133 85%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 1 0.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 124 93.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 4.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 21 100%
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 $53,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81248 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 81248 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 81248 can expect to fall in that range. 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 49 65%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 20%
 No Earnings 11 15%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 49 65%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 20%
 No Earnings 11 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 64 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81248 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 21 66%
 Associate's degree 11 34%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 47 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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