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ZIP Code 81621

Primary City:Basalt, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (2:50pm)
Coordinates:39.4, -106.9
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81621

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81621. 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 81621. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81621, 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:
Basalt, CO
Unacceptable:
Ruedi

Stats and Demographics for the 81621 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81621 is located in west Colorado and covers a 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 81621 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 large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81621 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,914
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,870
Median Home Value $552,200
Land Area 222.37 sq mi
Water Area 1.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,376
Median Household Income $71,523

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20119218416915623623828627421526623317610249261210
Female2162072061451151982222532502422492141709852211219
Total417399390314271434460539524457515447346200101472429

Gender

 Male 3,025 51%
 Female 2,889 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,957 83.8%
 Black Or African American 34 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 74 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 709 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 111 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111513474153911714418
Renter542222221691133765
Total653735695845042085023

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,128 47%
 Single Guardian 273 11%
 Singles 678 29%
 Singles With Roommate 297 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,591 67%
 Households with Kids 785 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3743464236374446293431332957314736322331
Female415149404040463843544028533129333333179
Total7894958276779084728871618288608069654040

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81621 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81621 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 81621 real estate data, the median home value of $552,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81621 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81621 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81621 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,913 100.0%
 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 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,195 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 353 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 828 29%
 Households Vacant 494 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 111 22.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 36 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 302 61.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 7.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 169 27%
 2 Bedroom 243 38%
 3+ Bedroom 221 35%
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 $71,523 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81621 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 81621 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 81621. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,283 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,271 41%
 No Earnings 992 18%
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 2,283 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,271 41%
 No Earnings 992 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,825 74%
 Public transportation 763 20%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 3%
 Worked at Home 123 3%
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 343 14.4%
 High School Graduate 741 31.0%
 Associate's degree 136 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 842 35.3%
 Master's degree 274 11.5%
 Professional school degree 40 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 853 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 114 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81621

ZIP Code 81621 is in the Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81621.

Basalt Middle School
51 School St
Basalt, CO 81621
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Basalt Elementary School
151 East Cottonwood Dr
Basalt, CO 81621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Basalt High School
600 Southside Dr
Basalt, CO 81621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1

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