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ZIP Code 81430

Post Office City:Placerville, CO (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: San Miguel County
Timezone: Mountain (7:52pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.016, -108.054
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81430

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Primary/preferred city:
Placerville, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81430 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81430 is located in southwest 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 81430 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81430 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 727
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 647
Median Home Value $584,700
Land Area 254.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 323
Median Household Income $70,325

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 43

Under 5212344
85 Plus224


 Male 384 53%
 Female 343 47%


 White 701 96.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.6%
 Other Race 11 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 183 57%
 Single Guardian 28 9%
 Singles 89 28%
 Singles With Roommate 23 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 231 72%
 Households with Kids 92 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81430 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81430 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81430 real estate data, the median home value of $584,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 81430. Rentals in 81430 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81430 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 727 100%
 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 191 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 63 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 69 11%
 Households Vacant 324 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 3.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.9%
 For Sale Only 16 4.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 274 84.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 5.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 24%
 3+ Bedroom 25 76%
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 $70,325 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81430 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 81430 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 81430 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see Sawpit, CO household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 194 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 27%
 No Earnings 161 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 194 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 134 27%
 No Earnings 161 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 205 66%
 Public transportation 6 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 98 32%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81430 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 6 1%
 High School Graduate 114 25%
 Associate's degree 8 2%
 Bachelor's degree 222 48%
 Master's degree 48 10%
 Professional school degree 8 2%
 Doctorate degree 52 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 28 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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