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ZIP Code 81520

Primary City:Clifton, CO (View All Cities)
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (8:58pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.08, -108.41
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81520. 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 81520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81520, 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:
Clifton, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81520 is located in west Colorado and covers a slightly less 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 81520 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81520 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,447
Population Density 651 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,359
Median Home Value $134,700
Land Area 20.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,040
Median Household Income $36,558

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6275514674925435774514363583883973772772191551239860
Female68450543948952057646834536346647039430025919515612498
Total1,3111,0569069811,0631,153919781721854867771577478350279222158

Gender

 Male 6,596 49%
 Female 6,851 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,330 84.3%
 Black Or African American 113 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 1.5%
 Asian 69 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 1,254 9.3%
 Two Or More Races 474 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner146495498687629455292105
Renter265506334294181854919
Total4111,001832981810540341124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,276 45%
 Single Guardian 1,238 25%
 Singles 1,188 24%
 Singles With Roommate 338 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,032 60%
 Households with Kids 2,008 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11613512011410212312594107111868695891018110610210292
Female12615315612711012787968511078888677103851198795110
Total242288276241212250212190192221164174181166204166225189197202

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81520 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81520 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 81520 real estate data, the median home value of $134,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81520 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,441 100.0%
 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 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,335 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 972 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,733 32%
 Households Vacant 319 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 47.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 74 23.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 4.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 20.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 2%
 1 Bedroom 110 7%
 2 Bedroom 840 54%
 3+ Bedroom 589 38%
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 $36,558 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81520 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 81520 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,160 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,497 34%
 No Earnings 3,719 36%
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 3,160 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,497 34%
 No Earnings 3,719 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,843 89.9%
 Public transportation 25 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 176 3.3%
 Worked at Home 313 5.8%
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 938 21.2%
 High School Graduate 2,769 62.7%
 Associate's degree 285 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 291 6.6%
 Master's degree 118 2.7%
 Professional school degree 9 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,752 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 669 19.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81520

ZIP Code 81520 is in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81520.

Clifton Elementary School
3276 F Rd
Clifton, CO 81520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Mount Garfield Middle School
3475 Front St
Clifton, CO 81520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Rocky Mountain Elementary School
3260 D1/2 Rd
Clifton, CO 81520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Christian Comm School - East Campus
615 I-70 Business Loop
Clifton, CO 81520
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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