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ZIP Code 81428

Post Office City:Paonia, CO (View All Cities)
County: Delta County
Timezone: Mountain (8:17pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -107.6
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81428

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81428. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81428 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:
Paonia, CO
Unacceptable:
Bowie

Stats and Demographics for the 81428 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81428 is located in western 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 81428 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81428 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,701
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,907
Median Home Value $189,700
Land Area 219.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,615
Median Household Income $52,782

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59580175
5-911686202
10-14126100226
15-19121112233
20-246361124
25-297775152
30-347469143
35-39109107216
40-4497112209
45-49140145285
50-54172166338
55-59190164354
60-64152163315
65-69143131274
70-746572137
75-795872130
80-84354681
85 Plus3770107

Gender

 Male 1,870 51%
 Female 1,831 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,517 95.0%
 Black Or African American 21 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.2%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 51 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2473138
25-345175126
35-4415276228
45-5426378341
55-6433378411
65-7422547272
75-8411719136
85 Plus491463

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 844 52%
 Single Guardian 180 11%
 Singles 490 30%
 Singles With Roommate 101 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,207 75%
 Households with Kids 408 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1231538
2151328
3181836
4211940
5251237
6242145
7212142
8271239
9192039
10181836
11311950
12222749
13271643
14282048
15183048
16251944
17372259
18282149
19132033
20101626

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81428 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81428 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 81428 real estate data, the median home value of $189,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81428. Rentals in 81428 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81428 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Paonia, CO house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,664 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 1%
 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 691 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 506 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 418 22%
 Households Vacant 292 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 9.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 26 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 47.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 31.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 57 13%
 2 Bedroom 167 38%
 3+ Bedroom 212 49%
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 $52,782 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81428 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. A higher percentage of people in 81428 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81428 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 1,041 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 970 31%
 No Earnings 1,163 37%
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 1,041 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 970 31%
 No Earnings 1,163 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,216 76.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 136 8.5%
 Worked at Home 244 15.3%
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 254 9.2%
 High School Graduate 1,682 61.1%
 Associate's degree 149 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 431 15.6%
 Master's degree 199 7.2%
 Professional school degree 36 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 697 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81428

ZIP Code 81428 is in the Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81428.

Paonia Elementary School
430 Box Elder
Paonia, CO 81428
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District
North Fork School of Integrated Studies
430 Box Elder
Paonia, CO 81428
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District
Paonia High School
846 Grand Avenue
Paonia, CO 81428
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District

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