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ZIP Code 80438

Primary City:Empire, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Clear Creek County
Timezone: Mountain (1:15am)
Area code: 303 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.763, -105.686
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 80438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 80438. 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 80438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 80438, 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:
Empire, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 80438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 80438 is located in north Colorado and covers a slightly less 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 80438 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 80438 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 486
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 387
Median Home Value $154,200
Land Area 55.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 261
Median Household Income $36,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 264 54%
 Female 222 46%


 White 456 94%
 Black Or African American 6 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 11 2%
 Two Or More Races 7 1%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 86 33%
 Single Guardian 30 11%
 Singles 115 44%
 Singles With Roommate 30 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 212 81%
 Households with Kids 49 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 80438 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 80438 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 80438 real estate data, the median home value of $154,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 80438 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 80438 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 80438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 486 100%
 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 100 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 89 23%
 Households Vacant 126 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 9.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 6 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 73.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 9.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 20%
 1 Bedroom 10 20%
 2 Bedroom 17 34%
 3+ Bedroom 13 26%
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 $36,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 80438 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 80438 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 123 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 25%
 No Earnings 86 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 123 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 25%
 No Earnings 86 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 147 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 10%
 Worked at Home 10 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 80438 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 2 2%
 High School Graduate 91 73%
 Associate's degree 14 11%
 Bachelor's degree 8 6%
 Master's degree 10 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 32 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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