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ZIP Code 81326

Primary City:Hesperus, CO (View All Cities)
County: La Plata County
Timezone: Mountain (12:45am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -108.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81326

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81326. 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 81326. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81326, 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:
Hesperus, CO
Unacceptable:
Breen, Kline, Redmesa

Stats and Demographics for the 81326 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81326 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 81326 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 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 81326 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,193
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,048
Median Home Value $303,700
Land Area 250.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 868
Median Household Income $58,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61746878504855698391949689594417710
Female61758181424454747682120114804827161312
Total122149149159929210914315917321421016910771332022

Gender

 Male 1,093 50%
 Female 1,100 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,055 93.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 1.5%
 Asian 13 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 34 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 52 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12601341762141033014
Renter10312926151031
Total22911632022291133315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 535 62%
 Single Guardian 82 9%
 Singles 196 23%
 Singles With Roommate 55 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 606 70%
 Households with Kids 262 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male111412151315161317191413101220122014129
Female891215151512181513191720121519191995
Total1923243028302831323233303024353139332114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81326 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81326 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 81326 real estate data, the median home value of $303,700 is 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 81326. Rentals in 81326 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81326 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,190 99.9%
 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 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 482 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 261 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 125 12%
 Households Vacant 180 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 15 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 109 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 28 17%
 2 Bedroom 42 25%
 3+ Bedroom 97 58%
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 $58,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81326 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. However, that is not the case in 81326. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 684 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 33%
 No Earnings 514 29%
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 684 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 33%
 No Earnings 514 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 871 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 37 4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 6%
 Worked at Home 51 5%
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 63 8%
 High School Graduate 473 60%
 Associate's degree 54 7%
 Bachelor's degree 156 20%
 Master's degree 23 3%
 Professional school degree 13 2%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 432 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81326

ZIP Code 81326 is in the Durango School District No. 9-R. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81326.

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School
11274 Hwy 140
Hesperus, CO 81326
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R

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