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ZIP Code 81126

Primary City:Chama, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Costilla County
Timezone: Mountain (8:02pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -105.3
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81126

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81126. 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 81126. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81126, 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:
Chama, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81126 is located in south 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 81126 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81126 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 276
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 176
Median Home Value $76,000
Land Area 19.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 105
Median Household Income $20,990

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56713
5-981018
10-148917
15-199615
20-246814
25-294610
30-348412
35-39189
40-449716
45-497916
50-54101525
55-5916925
60-6410919
65-69151328
70-748513
75-79369
80-845510
85 Plus167

Gender

 Male 134 49%
 Female 142 51%
Gender

Race

 White 167 61%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 3%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 81 29%
 Two Or More Races 19 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24000
25-34437
35-44718
45-5419120
55-6422123
65-7425328
75-8412113
85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 51 49%
 Single Guardian 28 27%
 Singles 23 22%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 79 75%
 Households with Kids 26 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1033
2101
3022
4426
5303
6033
7044
8224
9314
10202
11011
12112
13246
14336
15033
16314
17404
18224
19000
20235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81126 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81126 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81126 real estate data, the median home value of $76,000 is low compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 276 100%
 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 37 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 57 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 6%
 Households Vacant 71 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 51%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $20,990 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 81126 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 81126 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 24 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 24%
 No Earnings 99 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 24 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 24%
 No Earnings 99 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 52 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6 14%
 High School Graduate 37 86%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 39 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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