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ZIP Code 81424

Primary City:Nucla, CO (View All Cities)
County: Montrose County
Timezone: Mountain (10:25am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -108.4
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81424

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81424. 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 81424. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81424, 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:
Nucla, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81424 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81424 is located in west 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 81424 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81424 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,239
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 656
Median Home Value $150,800
Land Area 307.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 540
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37503435173526293046546234373920106
Female364544431635273334435951354439231021
Total73957878337053626489113113698178432027

Gender

 Male 601 49%
 Female 638 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,200 96.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner437498684954020
Renter71723242815101
Total1154721101121105021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 53%
 Single Guardian 66 12%
 Singles 163 30%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 388 72%
 Households with Kids 152 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10647131111123697487713534
Female792912413979711611131111352
Total171561625152421101516181019201824886

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81424 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81424 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 81424 real estate data, the median home value of $150,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81424 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81424 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81424 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,239 100%
 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 199 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 125 19%
 Households Vacant 116 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 12 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 8%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 40 31%
 3+ Bedroom 81 62%
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 $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81424 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. More commuters in 81424 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 278 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 27%
 No Earnings 379 42%
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 278 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 27%
 No Earnings 379 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 382 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 7%
 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 percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 62 18%
 High School Graduate 227 65%
 Associate's degree 23 7%
 Bachelor's degree 21 6%
 Master's degree 18 5%
 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 162 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81424

ZIP Code 81424 is in the West End School District No. Re-2. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81424.

Nucla High School
225 West 4th St
Nucla, CO 81424
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West End School District No. Re-2

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