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ZIP Code 81223

Primary City:Cotopaxi, CO (View All Cities)
County: Fremont County
Timezone: Mountain (4:21pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -105.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81223. 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 81223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81223, 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:
Cotopaxi, CO
Unacceptable:
Texas Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 81223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81223 is located in central Colorado and covers a 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 81223 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81223 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,639
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,477
Median Home Value $171,000
Land Area 398.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 780
Median Household Income $38,039

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 55


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5201838
5-9413172
10-14394079
15-19403070
20-24131023
25-29182038
30-34182038
35-39342862
40-44353469
45-496869137
50-5494101195
55-59100109209
60-64106101207
65-6910090190
70-747246118
75-79382159
80-84111324
85 Plus4711

Gender

 Male 851 52%
 Female 788 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,558 95.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.5%
 Asian 10 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246
25-3417926
35-44512071
45-5415927186
55-6420518223
65-741937200
75-8457562
85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 469 60%
 Single Guardian 61 8%
 Singles 215 28%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 653 84%
 Households with Kids 127 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1459
2718
3246
4189
5628
6121123
77512
89716
97613
10101020
117916
128917
137714
147512
1541216
165712
1715419
187411
199312
20426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81223 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81223 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81223 real estate data, the median home value of $171,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81223 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81223 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,639 100%
 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 458 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 231 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 6%
 Households Vacant 697 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 31 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 511 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 125 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 32%
 2 Bedroom 16 27%
 3+ Bedroom 25 42%
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 $38,039 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81223 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. In 81223 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 268 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 16%
 No Earnings 842 64%
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 268 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 16%
 No Earnings 842 64%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 330 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 6%
 Worked at Home 24 6%
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 34 5%
 High School Graduate 401 63%
 Associate's degree 91 14%
 Bachelor's degree 80 13%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 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 141 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81223

ZIP Code 81223 is in the Fremont Re-3 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81223.

Cotopaxi Junior-Senior High School
345 County Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fremont Re-3 School District
Cotopaxi Elementary School
345 County Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-3 School District

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