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ZIP Code 81301

Post Office City:Durango, CO (View All Cities)
County: La Plata County
Timezone: Mountain (10:13pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.4, -107.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81301

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81301. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81301 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:
Durango, CO
Unacceptable:
College Heights Durango, Hermosa, Purgatory, Tamarron

Stats and Demographics for the 81301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81301 is located in southwest 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 81301 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. 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 81301 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,308
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,079
Median Home Value $381,100
Land Area 747.41 sq mi
Water Area 2.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,994
Median Household Income $55,399

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57336631,396
5-96747241,398
10-146976381,335
15-191,1671,0562,223
20-241,6601,4983,158
25-291,2541,0292,283
30-349468561,802
35-399438361,779
40-448238301,653
45-498799531,832
50-541,1051,1042,209
55-591,0541,1282,182
60-649138391,752
65-695985781,176
70-74385367752
75-79244259503
80-84172241413
85 Plus143319462

Gender

 Male 14,390 51%
 Female 13,918 49%
Gender

Race

 White 24,990 88.3%
 Black Or African American 133 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,225 4.3%
 Asian 200 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 958 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 787 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241159561,071
25-346241,3872,011
35-441,1397931,932
45-541,6516772,328
55-641,9135122,425
65-749872521,239
75-84503151654
85 Plus213121334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,181 43%
 Single Guardian 1,396 12%
 Singles 3,613 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,804 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,106 76%
 Households with Kids 2,888 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1129138267
2150154304
3156122278
4146118264
5136156292
6142134276
7151148299
8110145255
9135141276
10133115248
11142134276
12146131277
13158134292
14118124242
15145151296
16125139264
17175145320
18275262537
19447359806
20327315642

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81301 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81301 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 81301 real estate data, the median home value of $381,100 is extremely 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 81301. Rentals in 81301 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 81301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,791 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,276 4.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,834 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,311 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,849 32%
 Households Vacant 3,085 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 452 14.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 55 1.8%
 For Sale Only 304 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,971 63.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 268 8.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 149 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,149 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,730 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,580 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 $55,399 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81301 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 81301 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81301 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,762 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,044 37%
 No Earnings 5,793 24%
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 9,762 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,044 37%
 No Earnings 5,793 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,775 77%
 Public transportation 410 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 126 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,644 11%
 Worked at Home 1,411 9%
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 949 5%
 High School Graduate 7,469 38%
 Associate's degree 1,528 8%
 Bachelor's degree 6,028 30%
 Master's degree 2,366 12%
 Professional school degree 830 4%
 Doctorate degree 594 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,473 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 542 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 198 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81301

ZIP Code 81301 is in the following school districts: San Juan Boces School District, State Charter School Institute School District, Durango School District No. 9-R, and Private. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81301.

Southwest Colorado E-School
201 East 12th St
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Juan Boces School District
Mountain Middle School
108 West 31st St
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: State Charter School Institute School District
Miller Middle School
2608 Junction St
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Needham Elementary School
2425 West Third Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Park Elementary School
510 East 6th Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Riverview Elementary School
2900 Mesa Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Animas Valley Elementary School
373 Hermosa Meadows Rd
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
Durango High School
2390 Main Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Durango School District No. 9-R
St Columba School
1801 E 3rd Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Colorado Timberline Academy
35554 Highway 550
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Columbine Christian School
1775 Florida Rd
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Preparatory Academy of Durango
860 Plymouth Dr
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Children'S House of Durango
1689 W 3rd Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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