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ZIP Code 81611

Primary City:Aspen, CO (View All Cities)
County: Pitkin County
Timezone: Mountain (5:19am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -106.7
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81611

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81611. 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 81611. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81611, 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:
Aspen, CO
Unacceptable:
Aspen-gerbaz

Stats and Demographics for the 81611 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81611 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 81611 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81611 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,921
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,103
Median Home Value $507,600
Land Area 428.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,928
Median Household Income $73,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2222512562392294813364444874343983963942731621086527
Female212218244185218445343340394409440356381241124735640
Total43446950042444792667978488184383875277551428618112167

Gender

 Male 5,202 52%
 Female 4,719 48%
Gender

Race

 White 9,307 93.8%
 Black Or African American 69 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 154 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 218 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 146 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2116654670174546317434
Renter1326624504082711013618
Total1538289961,1091,01656421052

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,695 34%
 Single Guardian 451 9%
 Singles 2,076 42%
 Singles With Roommate 706 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,916 79%
 Households with Kids 1,012 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3859305450415356516248574643565757422735
Female3931514928465140533646536049404851341216
Total77908110378871049610498941101069296105108763951

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81611 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81611 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 81611 real estate data, the median home value of $507,600 is extremely 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 81611. Rentals in 81611 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81611 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,879 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 17 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,959 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 891 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,078 26%
 Households Vacant 3,175 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 346 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.5%
 For Sale Only 136 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,514 79.2%
 For Migrant Workers 11 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 4.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 170 12%
 1 Bedroom 339 24%
 2 Bedroom 525 37%
 3+ Bedroom 380 27%
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 $73,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81611 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. ZIP code 81611 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 81611 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 81611 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 81611 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 3,184 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,183 38%
 No Earnings 2,023 24%
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 3,184 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,183 38%
 No Earnings 2,023 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,790 48.9%
 Public transportation 743 13.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,516 26.5%
 Worked at Home 633 11.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81611 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 80 2%
 High School Graduate 1,125 28%
 Associate's degree 272 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,755 44%
 Master's degree 519 13%
 Professional school degree 152 4%
 Doctorate degree 88 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 981 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 242 19.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81611

ZIP Code 81611 is in the Aspen School District No. 1, in the County of Pitkin and Sta. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81611.

Aspen Elementary School
0235 High School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aspen School District No. 1, in the County of Pitkin and Sta
Aspen Middle School
0235 High School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aspen School District No. 1, in the County of Pitkin and Sta
Aspen Pre-School
0235 High School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aspen School District No. 1, in the County of Pitkin and Sta
Aspen High School
0235 High School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aspen School District No. 1, in the County of Pitkin and Sta
Aspen Country Day School
3 Music School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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