Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 81657

Primary City:Vail, CO (View All Cities)
County: Eagle County
Timezone: Mountain (8:22pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -106.4
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81657

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81657. 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 81657. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81657, 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:
Vail, CO
Unacceptable:
East Vail, West Vail

Stats and Demographics for the 81657 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81657 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 81657 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 81657 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,581
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,611
Median Home Value $625,500
Land Area 111.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,720
Median Household Income $73,170

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male779769733575343832712392032371971411499256177
Female958085712343832311851431631431491681336534119
Total172177154144591917614456382366380346309282157902816

Gender

 Male 3,199 57%
 Female 2,382 43%
Gender

Race

 White 5,218 93.5%
 Black Or African American 32 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.5%
 Asian 93 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 147 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 63 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19127222318314252768
Renter20157827017310247130
Total220705492491416299898

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 832 31%
 Single Guardian 145 5%
 Singles 965 35%
 Singles With Roommate 778 29%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,362 87%
 Households with Kids 358 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141515211822161922171513111371822111540
Female2321162613191914151625121913191516101112
Total3736314731413533373340253026263338212652

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81657 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81657 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 81657 real estate data, the median home value of $625,500 is extremely 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 81657. Rentals in 81657 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81657 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,580 100.0%
 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 901 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 435 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,384 18%
 Households Vacant 4,891 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 546 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.2%
 For Sale Only 114 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4,057 82.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 146 3.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 3%
 1 Bedroom 445 38%
 2 Bedroom 423 36%
 3+ Bedroom 254 22%
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 $73,170 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81657 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 81657 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 81657 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81657 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,700 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,671 32%
 No Earnings 863 16%
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 2,700 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,671 32%
 No Earnings 863 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,392 63%
 Public transportation 631 17%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 443 12%
 Worked at Home 351 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81657 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 38 1%
 High School Graduate 1,127 41%
 Associate's degree 194 7%
 Bachelor's degree 904 33%
 Master's degree 280 10%
 Professional school degree 191 7%
 Doctorate degree 25 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 292 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81657

ZIP Code 81657 is in the Eagle County School District No. Re 50. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81657.

Red Sandstone Elementary School
551 North Frontage Rd
Vail, CO 81657
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eagle County School District No. Re 50
Vail Mountain School
3000 Booth Falls Rd
Vail, CO 81657
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes