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ZIP Code 81434

Post Office City:Somerset, CO (View All Cities)
County: Gunnison County
Timezone: Mountain (8:08pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -107.4
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81434

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81434. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81434 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:
Somerset, CO
Bear Mine

Stats and Demographics for the 81434 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81434 is located in western 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 81434 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81434 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 158
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 197
Median Home Value $43,100
Land Area 598.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 64
Median Household Income $58,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 42

Under 5639
85 Plus022


 Male 90 57%
 Female 68 43%


 White 150 94.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 1.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 50%
 Single Guardian 10 16%
 Singles 18 28%
 Singles With Roommate 4 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 48 75%
 Households with Kids 16 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81434 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81434 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 81434 real estate data, the median home value of $43,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81434 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81434 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81434 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 140 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 13 8%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 21 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 13%
 Households Vacant 133 68%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 112 84.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 9.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 47%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 8 53%
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 $58,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81434 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 81434 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 81434 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 28 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 44%
 No Earnings 59 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 44%
 No Earnings 59 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 45 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 21 32%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 24 23%
 High School Graduate 34 33%
 Associate's degree 17 17%
 Bachelor's degree 10 10%
 Master's degree 18 17%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 20 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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