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ZIP Code 81506

Primary City:Grand Junction, CO (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Horizon|North Area
County: Mesa County
Timezone: Mountain (4:17pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.12, -108.54
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81506. 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 81506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81506, 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 81506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81506 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 81506 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81506 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,961
Population Density 852 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,442
Median Home Value $288,900
Land Area 12.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,028
Median Household Income $60,913

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5199216415
5-9280247527
10-14275289564
15-19284273557
20-24217239456
25-29240238478
30-34232205437
35-39222243465
40-44265284549
45-49322376698
50-54398421819
55-59463529992
60-64381419800
65-69285348633
70-74266338604
75-79254302556
80-84214362576
85 Plus248587835

Gender

 Male 5,045 46%
 Female 5,916 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,320 94.2%
 Black Or African American 50 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.5%
 Asian 100 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 231 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 192 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2422108130
25-34222189411
35-44394114508
45-54682136818
55-648991211,020
65-74645103748
75-84537228765
85 Plus203425628

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,660 53%
 Single Guardian 376 7%
 Singles 1,769 35%
 Singles With Roommate 223 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,021 80%
 Households with Kids 1,007 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1353772
2433982
3335184
4475097
57049119
6574198
7494796
85558113
94952101
105961120
116164125
12485098
13494998
145865123
155367120
167067137
175561116
185550105
19512879
20345589

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81506 has a small 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 81506 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 81506 real estate data, the median home value of $288,900 is 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 81506. Rentals in 81506 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,762 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 188 1.7%
 Other Institutional 6 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,327 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,277 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,424 26%
 Households Vacant 414 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Sale Only 86 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 168 12%
 1 Bedroom 264 19%
 2 Bedroom 510 36%
 3+ Bedroom 465 33%
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 $60,913 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81506 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. The commute in 81506 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,924 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,532 29%
 No Earnings 3,424 39%
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 2,924 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,532 29%
 No Earnings 3,424 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,219 89.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 3.6%
 Worked at Home 295 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 81506 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 142 4%
 High School Graduate 1,521 42%
 Associate's degree 269 8%
 Bachelor's degree 885 25%
 Master's degree 445 12%
 Professional school degree 208 6%
 Doctorate degree 116 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,489 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 215 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81506

ZIP Code 81506 is in the Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81506.

Holy Family Catholic School
786 26 1/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bookcliff Christian School
2702 Patterson Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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