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ZIP Code 81524

Primary City:Loma, CO (View All Cities)
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (5:08am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -108.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81524

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81524. 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 81524. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81524, 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:
Loma, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81524 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81524 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 81524 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81524 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,300
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 872
Median Home Value $402,900
Land Area 167.61 sq mi
Water Area 1.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 828
Median Household Income $75,536

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
Male71104968638485674891041029091584317157
Female55771008431435969961219578774931241210
Total126181196170699111514318522519716816810774412717

Gender

 Male 1,189 52%
 Female 1,111 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,151 93.5%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.7%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 63 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 52 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner250141213165102347
Renter52722171811122
Total777163230183113469

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 581 70%
 Single Guardian 84 10%
 Singles 137 17%
 Singles With Roommate 26 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 520 63%
 Households with Kids 308 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212171520202519202322241413211419122011
Female101014121120131518141921242222171912149
Total2222312731403834383741453835433138243420

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81524 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81524 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 81524 real estate data, the median home value of $402,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81524. Rentals in 81524 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81524 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,300 100%
 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 550 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 164 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 114 13%
 Households Vacant 44 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 58 47%
 3+ Bedroom 65 53%
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 $75,536 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81524 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. Most commuters in 81524 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 802 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 298 18%
 No Earnings 601 35%
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 802 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 298 18%
 No Earnings 601 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 884 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 3%
 Worked at Home 52 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 102 16%
 High School Graduate 354 55%
 Associate's degree 71 11%
 Bachelor's degree 71 11%
 Master's degree 45 7%
 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 365 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 54 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81524

ZIP Code 81524 is in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81524.

Loma Elementary School
1360 13 Rd
Loma, CO 81524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Grand Valley Mennonite School
1345 14 Rd
Loma, CO 81524
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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