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ZIP Code 81650

Primary City:Rifle, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (1:20pm)
Coordinates:39.7, -108.1
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81650

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81650. 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 81650. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81650, 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:
Rifle, CO
Unacceptable:
Antlers, Rio Blanco, Rulison

Stats and Demographics for the 81650 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81650 is located in northwest 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 81650 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81650 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,006
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,980
Median Home Value $255,100
Land Area 929.45 sq mi
Water Area 1.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,462
Median Household Income $52,272

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male591555527464483548517499476520492382272169102785761
Female566543514440371500444428446434421347246126119888991
Total1,1571,0981,0419048541,048961927922954913729518295221166146152

Gender

 Male 6,793 52%
 Female 6,213 48%
Gender

Race

 White 10,519 80.9%
 Black Or African American 81 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 161 1.2%
 Asian 65 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 1,784 13.7%
 Two Or More Races 386 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7646557271654423213836
Renter205427347351162925742
Total2818929191,06770632419578

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,512 56%
 Single Guardian 689 15%
 Singles 971 22%
 Singles With Roommate 290 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,563 57%
 Households with Kids 1,899 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1181091171221041101031271119210610711310910884941007878
Female116108118117120105107951161121109910192989781867871
Total234217235239224215210222227204216206214201206181175186156149

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81650 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81650 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 81650 real estate data, the median home value of $255,100 is 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 81650. Rentals in 81650 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81650 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,678 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 191 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 114 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,220 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 559 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,683 34%
 Households Vacant 518 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 291 56.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2.3%
 For Sale Only 84 16.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 9.7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 12.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 5%
 1 Bedroom 161 10%
 2 Bedroom 518 34%
 3+ Bedroom 781 51%
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 $52,272 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81650 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 81650 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,272 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 31%
 No Earnings 2,665 26%
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 4,272 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 31%
 No Earnings 2,665 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,445 83.8%
 Public transportation 127 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 411 6.3%
 Worked at Home 504 7.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 943 20.8%
 High School Graduate 2,670 59.0%
 Associate's degree 317 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 440 9.7%
 Master's degree 131 2.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,337 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 427 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 461 14.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81650

ZIP Code 81650 is in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81650.

Rifle Middle School
753 Railroad
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Wamsley Elementary School
225 East 30th St
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Highland Elementary School
1500 East 7th St
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Graham Mesa Elementary School
1575 Farmstead Parkway
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Rifle High School
1350 Prefontaine Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Emmanuel Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
652 E 5th St
Rifle, CO 81650
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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