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ZIP Code 81253

Primary City:Wetmore, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (1:20pm)
Coordinates:38.2, -105.1
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81253. 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 81253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81253, 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:
Wetmore, CO
Unacceptable:
Greenwood

Stats and Demographics for the 81253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81253 is located in south 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 81253 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 81253 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 410
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 270
Median Home Value $185,800
Land Area 128.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 196
Median Household Income $50,511

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male711118285971426212820121063
Female3710758769192830259121142
Total1018211571612151633545153292421105

Gender

 Male 208 51%
 Female 202 49%
Gender

Race

 White 401 97.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1515395331195
Renter18148420
Total21316436135215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 122 62%
 Single Guardian 9 5%
 Singles 54 28%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 164 84%
 Households with Kids 32 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01322301522331212301
Female10020241012133203202
Total11342542534464415503

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81253 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81253 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 81253 real estate data, the median home value of $185,800 is slightly higher than average 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 81253. Rentals in 81253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 410 100%
 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 97 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 10%
 Households Vacant 74 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 64%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $50,511 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81253 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, 81253 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. In 81253 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 139 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 17%
 No Earnings 243 53%
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 139 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 17%
 No Earnings 243 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 193 100%
 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

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 19 9%
 High School Graduate 126 62%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 19 9%
 Master's degree 40 20%
 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 63 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 37%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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