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ZIP Code 81225

Post Office City:Crested Butte, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (12:29am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -106.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81225

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81225. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81225 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:
Crested Butte, CO
Crested Butte So, Meridian Lake, Mount Crested Butte, Mt Crested Butte, Riverbend, Skyland

Stats and Demographics for the 81225 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81225 is located in western 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 81225 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81225 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 952
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,690
Median Home Value $396,200
Land Area 82.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 468
Median Household Income $51,758

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 5221739
85 Plus000


 Male 550 58%
 Female 402 42%


 White 918 96.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.7%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 182 39%
 Single Guardian 37 8%
 Singles 160 34%
 Singles With Roommate 89 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 385 82%
 Households with Kids 83 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81225 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81225 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 81225 real estate data, the median home value of $396,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81225 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81225 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81225 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Mount Crested Butte, CO real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 948 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 220 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 174 10%
 Households Vacant 1,222 72%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 94 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 27 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,078 88%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 23%
 1 Bedroom 6 4%
 2 Bedroom 67 41%
 3+ Bedroom 53 33%
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 $51,758 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81225 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. Residents in ZIP code 81225 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 81225 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 81225 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 314 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 251 36%
 No Earnings 131 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 314 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 251 36%
 No Earnings 131 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 261 51%
 Public transportation 31 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 37%
 Worked at Home 35 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81225 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 10 1.6%
 High School Graduate 109 17.6%
 Associate's degree 27 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 369 59.7%
 Master's degree 81 13.1%
 Professional school degree 18 2.9%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 78 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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