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ZIP Code 81201

Primary City:Salida, CO (View All Cities)
Timezone: Mountain (11:03am)
Coordinates:38.6, -106.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81201. 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 81201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81201, 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:
Salida, CO
Unacceptable:
Cleora, Maysville, Smeltertown, Swissvale, Turret, Wellsville

Stats and Demographics for the 81201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81201 is located in central 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 81201 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81201 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,645
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,742
Median Home Value $260,000
Land Area 445.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,003
Median Household Income $42,485

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5214191405
5-9215205420
10-14191207398
15-19234197431
20-24165150315
25-29209197406
30-34217206423
35-39269236505
40-44292295587
45-49321344665
50-54347364711
55-59402435837
60-64370396766
65-69261257518
70-74196180376
75-79167157324
80-84104170274
85 Plus100184284

Gender

 Male 4,274 49%
 Female 4,371 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,143 94.2%
 Black Or African American 15 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.9%
 Asian 55 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 219 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 135 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242279101
25-34144236380
35-44336266602
45-54565249814
55-64734196930
65-74470104574
75-8434578423
85 Plus12752179

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,972 49%
 Single Guardian 439 11%
 Singles 1,316 33%
 Singles With Roommate 276 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,092 77%
 Households with Kids 911 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1324072
2463278
3423779
4504292
5433477
6404787
7373572
8553994
9405090
10384684
11394079
12263460
13414990
14473885
15514293
16514495
176546111
18312960
19363672
20372764

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81201 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 81201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 81201 real estate data, the median home value of $260,000 is 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 81201. Rentals in 81201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,468 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 63 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,603 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,140 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,260 27%
 Households Vacant 739 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 88 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 394 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 226 23%
 2 Bedroom 408 41%
 3+ Bedroom 333 34%
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 $42,485 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81201 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 81201 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 2,800 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 30%
 No Earnings 2,495 33%
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 2,800 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,252 30%
 No Earnings 2,495 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,486 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 399 9%
 Worked at Home 348 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 242 7%
 High School Graduate 1,581 48%
 Associate's degree 254 8%
 Bachelor's degree 846 26%
 Master's degree 219 7%
 Professional school degree 125 4%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,303 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 91 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81201

ZIP Code 81201 is in the Salida School District No. R-32. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81201.

Salida Middle School
520 Milford St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Longfellow Elementary School
350 West 8th St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Crest Academy
220 12th St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Salida Early Childhood Center
516 Teller Ave
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Salida High School
905 D St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Horizons Exploratory Academy
9th and D Streets
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salida School District No. R-32
Chaffee County Montessori School
1040 I St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salida Christian School
509 F St
Salida, CO 81201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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