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ZIP Code 81332

Post Office City:Rico, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dolores County
Timezone: Mountain (1:00am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.69, -108.03
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81332

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81332. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81332 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:
Rico, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81332 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81332 is located in southwest 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 81332 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81332 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 282
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 219
Median Home Value $250,000
Land Area 60.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 132
Median Household Income $46,607

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 582129
85 Plus000


 Male 154 55%
 Female 128 45%


 White 272 96.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 2.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 61 46%
 Single Guardian 8 6%
 Singles 54 41%
 Singles With Roommate 9 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 95 72%
 Households with Kids 37 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81332 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81332 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 81332 real estate data, the median home value of $250,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81332 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81332 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81332 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Rico, CO home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 282 100%
 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 69 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 24 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 18%
 Households Vacant 87 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 76%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 62%
 2 Bedroom 5 17%
 3+ Bedroom 6 21%
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 $46,607 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81332 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 81332 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 81332 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 44 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 45%
 No Earnings 57 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 44 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 45%
 No Earnings 57 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 82 87%
 Public transportation 2 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81332 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 4 3%
 High School Graduate 71 46%
 Associate's degree 6 4%
 Bachelor's degree 55 35%
 Master's degree 18 12%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 2 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 24 45%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 55%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81332

ZIP Code 81332 is in the Dolores County School District Re-2j. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81332.

Rico Elementary School
101 South Glasgow Avenue
Rico, CO 81332
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dolores County School District Re-2j

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