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ZIP Code 81401

Primary City:Montrose, CO (View All Cities)
County: Montrose County
Timezone: Mountain (7:37am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -107.8
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81401. 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 81401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81401, 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:
Montrose, CO
Unacceptable:
Colona

Stats and Demographics for the 81401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81401 is located in west 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 81401 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,437
Population Density 96 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,038
Median Home Value $186,600
Land Area 233.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,158
Median Household Income $45,148

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57547241,478
5-98097721,581
10-147677291,496
15-196946701,364
20-245765541,130
25-297536931,446
30-345626301,192
35-396896661,355
40-446426811,323
45-497177461,463
50-547877761,563
55-596527811,433
60-647237371,460
65-695355571,092
70-74420517937
75-79337432769
80-84249349598
85 Plus237520757

Gender

 Male 10,903 49%
 Female 11,534 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,481 86.8%
 Black Or African American 99 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 269 1.2%
 Asian 174 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 1,785 8.0%
 Two Or More Races 613 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24103257360
25-346086271,235
35-449285201,448
45-541,1855301,715
55-641,3343711,705
65-741,0452551,300
75-84697223920
85 Plus281194475

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,681 51%
 Single Guardian 1,329 15%
 Singles 2,675 29%
 Singles With Roommate 473 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,313 69%
 Households with Kids 2,845 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1139140279
2156160316
3162148310
4148140288
5162146308
6175165340
7142144286
8174151325
9156166322
10137138275
11123154277
12178154332
13173144317
14156139295
15163146309
16160164324
17147143290
18131119250
199398191
2090111201

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81401 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 81401 real estate data, the median home value of $186,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81401 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,989 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 115 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 146 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 187 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,997 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,184 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,977 30%
 Households Vacant 880 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 278 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 221 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 141 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 58 2%
 1 Bedroom 624 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,088 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,146 39%
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 $45,148 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81401 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. More commuters in 81401 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,181 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,274 29%
 No Earnings 6,480 36%
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 6,181 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,274 29%
 No Earnings 6,480 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,610 89.5%
 Public transportation 15 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 424 4.4%
 Worked at Home 543 5.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,115 15%
 High School Graduate 3,703 50%
 Associate's degree 523 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,110 15%
 Master's degree 639 9%
 Professional school degree 222 3%
 Doctorate degree 67 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,432 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 499 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 388 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81401

ZIP Code 81401 is in the Montrose County School District Re-1j. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81401.

Peak Virtual Academy
930 Colorado Ave
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Centennial Middle School
1100 South 5th St
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Columbine Middle School
600 South 12th St
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Johnson Elementary School
13820 6700 Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Northside Elementary School
528 North Uncompahgre
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Oak Grove Elementary School
62100 Oak Grove Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Pomona Elementary School
1045 South Cascade
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Cottonwood Elementary School
3500 Woodgate Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Montrose High School
600 South Selig Ave
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Passage Charter School
703 South 9th St
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Vista Charter School
932 North Park Ave Building
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montrose County School District Re-1j
Colorado West Christian School
2705 Sunnyside Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montrose Chirstian Childhood Center
2351 Sunnyside Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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