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ZIP Code 81503

Primary City:Grand Junction, CO (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Orchard Mesa
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (10:57am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.02, -108.50
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81503. 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 81503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81503, 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:
Grand Junction, CO
Acceptable:
Grand Jct

Stats and Demographics for the 81503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81503 is located in west 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 81503 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,250
Population Density 435 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,254
Median Home Value $193,700
Land Area 35.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,948
Median Household Income $44,405

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55985591,157
5-96215081,129
10-14471492963
15-19501464965
20-24434482916
25-295845881,172
30-345464961,042
35-39435434869
40-44431445876
45-495255861,111
50-545905901,180
55-595345281,062
60-64450483933
65-69301340641
70-74225207432
75-79184181365
80-84108149257
85 Plus68112180

Gender

 Male 7,606 50%
 Female 7,644 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,533 88.7%
 Black Or African American 115 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 214 1.4%
 Asian 86 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 843 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 440 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2492174266
25-346364361,072
35-44636280916
45-549932731,266
55-649992061,205
65-7459778675
75-8436755422
85 Plus10917126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,159 53%
 Single Guardian 1,038 17%
 Singles 1,363 23%
 Singles With Roommate 388 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,929 66%
 Households with Kids 2,019 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1120115235
213699235
3115119234
4104109213
5126106232
6120100220
7121104225
814592237
9109106215
10102117219
1110076176
1296100196
1389104193
148495179
1512295217
1610593198
178995184
1810294196
198387170
208191172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81503 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81503 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 81503 real estate data, the median home value of $193,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81503 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 81503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,207 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,359 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,070 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,519 24%
 Households Vacant 306 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Sale Only 83 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 352 23%
 2 Bedroom 530 34%
 3+ Bedroom 672 43%
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 $44,405 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81503 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 81503 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 4,515 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,964 26%
 No Earnings 3,949 35%
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 4,515 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,964 26%
 No Earnings 3,949 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,119 93.1%
 Public transportation 36 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 2.3%
 Worked at Home 249 3.8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 602 13.0%
 High School Graduate 2,900 62.8%
 Associate's degree 282 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 573 12.4%
 Master's degree 192 4.2%
 Professional school degree 45 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,110 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 225 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 401 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81503

ZIP Code 81503 is in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81503.

Redlands Middle School
2200 Broadway
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Broadway Elementary School
2248 Broadway
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Lincoln Orchard Mesa Elementary School
2888 B1/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Orchard Mesa Middle School
2736 C Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Scenic Elementary School
451 West Scenic Dr
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Mesa View Elementary School
2967 B Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Wingate Elementary School
351 South Camp Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
New Emerson School at Columbus
2660 Unaweep Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51
Dos Rios Elementary School
265 Linden Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa County Valley School District No. 51

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