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ZIP Code 81240

Primary City:Penrose, CO (View All Cities)
County: Fremont County
Timezone: Mountain (10:56am)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -105.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81240. 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 81240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81240, 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:
Penrose, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81240 is located in central Colorado and covers a slightly higher 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 81240 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81240 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,323
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,905
Median Home Value $178,500
Land Area 148.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,740
Median Household Income $43,935

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5100107207
5-9106131237
10-14141143284
15-19144120264
20-248984173
25-2988100188
30-3410874182
35-39114109223
40-44145135280
45-49182184366
50-54183226409
55-59206233439
60-64197171368
65-69148136284
70-748278160
75-797467141
80-84324476
85 Plus162642

Gender

 Male 2,155 50%
 Female 2,168 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,094 94.7%
 Black Or African American 17 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 1.1%
 Asian 16 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 46 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 101 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122133
25-348268150
35-4419161252
45-5435559414
55-6440339442
65-7426020280
75-8412713140
85 Plus27229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,039 60%
 Single Guardian 229 13%
 Singles 375 22%
 Singles With Roommate 97 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,263 73%
 Households with Kids 477 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202646
2241741
3262147
4152641
5232346
6222345
7181836
8283159
9153651
10232043
11263056
12263460
13263460
14402565
15263157
16361753
17303464
18331952
19191938
20121426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81240 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81240 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 81240 real estate data, the median home value of $178,500 is slightly higher than average 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 81240. Rentals in 81240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,317 99.9%
 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 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,013 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 444 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 283 15%
 Households Vacant 165 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 29 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 5%
 2 Bedroom 134 33%
 3+ Bedroom 251 62%
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 $43,935 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81240 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. 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 81240. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,108 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 632 20%
 No Earnings 1,413 45%
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 1,108 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 632 20%
 No Earnings 1,413 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,294 86.4%
 Public transportation 9 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 5.2%
 Worked at Home 107 7.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 106 7%
 High School Graduate 1,003 71%
 Associate's degree 127 9%
 Bachelor's degree 103 7%
 Master's degree 56 4%
 Professional school degree 25 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 795 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81240

ZIP Code 81240 is in the Fremont Re-2 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81240.

Penrose Elementary School
100 Illinois
Penrose, CO 81240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-2 School District

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