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ZIP Code 81505

Primary City:Grand Junction, CO (View All Cities)
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (5:31pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -108.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81505. 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 81505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81505, 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:
Grand Junction, CO
Acceptable:
Grand Jct
Unacceptable:
Appleton

Stats and Demographics for the 81505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81505 is located in west 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 81505 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 81505 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,779
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,325
Median Home Value $257,600
Land Area 100.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,001
Median Household Income $63,314

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3153323232903113343082853143453753763062261521158266
Female28226132330230933131127929037136439732424818513612388
Total597593646592620665619564604716739773630474337251205154

Gender

 Male 4,855 50%
 Female 4,924 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,850 90.5%
 Black Or African American 35 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.8%
 Asian 172 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 411 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 223 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4832844562771245427483
Renter170284181170112514220
Total218612626797824505316103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,169 54%
 Single Guardian 521 13%
 Singles 965 24%
 Singles With Roommate 346 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,822 71%
 Households with Kids 1,179 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5972656066716662675771596373566857634665
Female4555636154594851496867685961547860634752
Total10412712812112013011411311612513812712213411014611712693117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81505 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81505 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 81505 real estate data, the median home value of $257,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81505. Rentals in 81505 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,768 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 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,984 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 987 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,030 24%
 Households Vacant 324 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 84 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 2%
 2 Bedroom 313 33%
 3+ Bedroom 631 66%
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 $63,314 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81505 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 81505 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 2,822 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,126 29%
 No Earnings 2,270 31%
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 2,822 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,126 29%
 No Earnings 2,270 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,977 92.8%
 Public transportation 17 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 2.1%
 Worked at Home 202 4.7%
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 196 7%
 High School Graduate 1,394 47%
 Associate's degree 275 9%
 Bachelor's degree 751 25%
 Master's degree 150 5%
 Professional school degree 117 4%
 Doctorate degree 71 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,295 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 233 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81505

ZIP Code 81505 is in the State Charter School Institute School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81505.

Caprock Academy
640 24 1/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: State Charter School Institute School District
Appleton Elementary School
2358 H Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Pomona Elementary School
588 251/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
West Middle School
123 West Orchard Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51

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