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ZIP Code 81527

Primary City:Whitewater, CO (View All Cities)
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (1:56am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -108.4
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81527

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81527. 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 81527. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81527, 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:
Whitewater, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81527 is located in west Colorado and covers an extremely 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 81527 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81527 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,073
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 863
Median Home Value $278,100
Land Area 777.54 sq mi
Water Area 1.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 778
Median Household Income $56,204

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male396882774040326284861179793683422114
Female627566674229476374901169667552723126
Total10114314814482697912515817623319316012361452310

Gender

 Male 1,056 51%
 Female 1,017 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,956 94.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1.0%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 75 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner945118196196108336
Renter312171410650
Total1257135210206114386

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 69%
 Single Guardian 59 8%
 Singles 137 18%
 Singles With Roommate 48 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 547 70%
 Households with Kids 231 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5771211171413132012162113151814191110
Female11191112917191317111513131417161491111
Total1626182420343326303127293427323428282221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81527 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81527 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 81527 real estate data, the median home value of $278,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81527. Rentals in 81527 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,062 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 544 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 167 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 8%
 Households Vacant 85 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $56,204 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81527 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 81527 has very few people that work 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 81527. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 661 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 20%
 No Earnings 532 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 661 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 20%
 No Earnings 532 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 807 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 4%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 109 15%
 High School Graduate 401 56%
 Associate's degree 47 7%
 Bachelor's degree 152 21%
 Master's degree 12 2%
 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 255 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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