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ZIP Code 81059

Post Office City:Model, CO (View All Cities)
County: Las Animas County
Timezone: Mountain (11:42am)
Coordinates:37.5, -104.0
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81059

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81059. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81059 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Model, CO
Delhi, Thatcher, Tyrone

Stats and Demographics for the 81059 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81059 is located in southeast 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 81059 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81059 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 651
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 112
Median Home Value $108,000
Land Area 1,099.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 74
Median Household Income $51,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 50

Under 5729
85 Plus000


 Male 576 88%
 Female 75 12%


 White 498 76.5%
 Black Or African American 112 17.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 3.2%
 Asian 6 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 43 58%
 Single Guardian 8 11%
 Singles 19 26%
 Singles With Roommate 4 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 54 73%
 Households with Kids 20 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81059 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81059 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81059 real estate data, the median home value of $108,000 is slightly less than average 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 81059. Rentals in 81059 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81059 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 172 26%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 479 74%
 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 23 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 13%
 Households Vacant 38 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $51,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81059 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. 81059 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 81059 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 81059. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 56 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 11%
 No Earnings 232 72%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 56 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 11%
 No Earnings 232 72%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 58 72%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 19%
 Worked at Home 8 10%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 88 30%
 High School Graduate 165 57%
 Associate's degree 30 10%
 Bachelor's degree 4 1%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 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 47 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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