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ZIP Code 81324

Primary City:Dove Creek, CO (View All Cities)
County: Dolores County
Timezone: Mountain (9:02pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -108.9
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81324

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81324. 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 81324. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81324, 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:
Dove Creek, CO
Unacceptable:
Squaw Point

Stats and Demographics for the 81324 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81324 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 81324 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 slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81324 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,387
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 718
Median Home Value $109,400
Land Area 408.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 589
Median Household Income $39,479

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 94Male Median Age: 95Female Median Age: 94

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41485338304139324148645444473925199
Female475041372842323341385946534325221820
Total88989475588371658286123100979064473729

Gender

 Male 712 51%
 Female 675 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,283 92.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 2.7%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 23 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 38 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner74450100104886025
Renter1231301711532
Total197580117115936327

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 345 59%
 Single Guardian 68 12%
 Singles 164 28%
 Singles With Roommate 12 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 417 71%
 Households with Kids 172 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1649710912134888181110611746
Female991081413281310637156129647
Total251319152422142117181411252616182013813

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81324 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81324 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1970s. Looking at 81324 real estate data, the median home value of $109,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81324 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81324 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81324 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,383 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 191 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 287 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 111 15%
 Households Vacant 129 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 5.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3.1%
 For Sale Only 10 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 37.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 45.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 15%
 2 Bedroom 35 32%
 3+ Bedroom 59 54%
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 $39,479 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81324 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 81324 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 285 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 30%
 No Earnings 380 40%
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 285 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 30%
 No Earnings 380 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 421 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 5%
 Worked at Home 23 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 58 12%
 High School Graduate 320 68%
 Associate's degree 40 8%
 Bachelor's degree 38 8%
 Master's degree 16 3%
 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 212 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81324

ZIP Code 81324 is in the Dolores County School District Re-2j. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81324.

Dove Creek High School
525 North Main St
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dolores County School District Re-2j
Seventh Street Elementary School
713 North Main St
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dolores County School District Re-2j

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