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ZIP Code 81429

Primary City:Paradox, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Montrose County
Timezone: Mountain (9:17am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -108.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81429

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81429. 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 81429. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81429, 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:
Paradox, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81429 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81429 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 81429 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 81429 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 181
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 99
Median Home Value $72,500
Land Area 228.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 76
Median Household Income $35,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7532392162511585414
Female27623292395187113432
Total91294611113911102912198846

Gender

 Male 83 46%
 Female 98 54%
Gender

Race

 White 179 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 2 1%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0157221582
Renter04332112
Total05810241694

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 44 58%
 Single Guardian 8 11%
 Singles 24 32%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 59 78%
 Households with Kids 17 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30010041011010110000
Female00110204130201200000
Total30120245141211310000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81429 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81429 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 81429 real estate data, the median home value of $72,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81429 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 181 100%
 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 24 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 16 16%
 Households Vacant 23 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81429 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. A higher percentage of people in 81429 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 81429. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 33%
 No Earnings 31 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 33%
 No Earnings 31 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 39 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 7 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81429 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 37 73%
 Associate's degree 4 8%
 Bachelor's degree 10 20%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 6 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81429

ZIP Code 81429 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 81429.

Paradox Valley Charter School
21501 6 Mile Rd
Paradox, CO 81429
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West End School District No. Re-2

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