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ZIP Code 81303

Primary City:Durango, CO (View All Cities)
County: La Plata County
Timezone: Mountain (12:25pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -107.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81303. 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 81303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81303, 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:
Durango, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81303 is located in southwest 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 81303 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81303 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,743
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,372
Median Home Value $350,000
Land Area 215.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,080
Median Household Income $63,684

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male230258229304248278254267233311332352292167128685123
Female221195225204200226240232243316355368255161101724955
Total45145345450844850449449947662768772054732822914010078

Gender

 Male 4,025 52%
 Female 3,718 48%
Gender

Race

 White 6,838 88.3%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 354 4.6%
 Asian 36 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 274 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 216 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2421436356863630013830
Renter109222152140121411012
Total13343651570875734114842

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,741 57%
 Single Guardian 408 13%
 Singles 672 22%
 Singles With Roommate 259 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,182 71%
 Households with Kids 898 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3860434257494266445334494746576554686048
Female3650514236512935444743434250395346392732
Total74110948493100711018810077928996961181001078780

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81303 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81303 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 81303 real estate data, the median home value of $350,000 is extremely 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 81303. Rentals in 81303 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,578 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 124 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 14 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,554 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 719 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 807 24%
 Households Vacant 292 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 19.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Sale Only 38 13.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 108 37.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 27.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 3%
 1 Bedroom 64 7%
 2 Bedroom 287 33%
 3+ Bedroom 503 57%
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 $63,684 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81303 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81303 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,756 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,032 32%
 No Earnings 1,616 25%
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 2,756 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,032 32%
 No Earnings 1,616 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,572 87.5%
 Public transportation 36 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 2.7%
 Worked at Home 344 8.4%
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 226 8%
 High School Graduate 1,266 46%
 Associate's degree 196 7%
 Bachelor's degree 638 23%
 Master's degree 300 11%
 Professional school degree 111 4%
 Doctorate degree 43 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,163 76.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 220 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 147 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81303

ZIP Code 81303 is in the Durango School District No. 9-R. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81303.

Robert Denier Youth Services Center
720 Turner Dr
Durango, CO 81303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Florida Mesa Elementary School
216 Hwy 172
Durango, CO 81303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Escalante Middle School
141 Baker Ln
Durango, CO 81303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Sunnyside Elementary School
75 Cr 218
Durango, CO 81303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R

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