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ZIP Code 81642

Primary City:Meredith, CO (View All Cities)
County: Pitkin County
Timezone: Mountain (9:25pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.34, -106.62
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81642. 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 81642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81642, 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:
Meredith, CO
Nast, Norrie

Stats and Demographics for the 81642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81642 is located in central 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 81642 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 81642 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 61
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 114
Median Home Value $511,400
Land Area 139.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 36
Median Household Income $45,526

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 46

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


 Male 38 62%
 Female 23 38%


 White 54 89%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 8%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 3%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11 31%
 Single Guardian 2 6%
 Singles 21 58%
 Singles With Roommate 2 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 33 92%
 Households with Kids 3 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81642 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81642 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81642 real estate data, the median home value of $511,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81642 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81642 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 61 100%
 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 13 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 15%
 Households Vacant 78 68%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 25 100%
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 $45,526 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81642 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 81642 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 81642 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 27 28%
 No Earnings 34 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 27 28%
 No Earnings 34 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 42 69%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 31%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81642 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 32 74%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 11 26%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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