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ZIP Code 81601

Primary City:Glenwood Springs, CO (View All Cities)
County: Garfield County
Timezone: Mountain (10:59am)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -107.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81601. 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 81601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81601, 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:
Glenwood Springs, CO
Acceptable:
Glenwood Spgs
Unacceptable:
Cardiff, Glenwood, No Name, West Glenwood

Stats and Demographics for the 81601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81601 is located in west 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 81601 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 adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81601 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,442
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,408
Median Home Value $428,300
Land Area 345.31 sq mi
Water Area 1.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,785
Median Household Income $58,954

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55645431,107
5-95685141,082
10-14503472975
15-195464831,029
20-245374931,030
25-296655871,252
30-346046241,228
35-395855251,110
40-445435161,059
45-495565861,142
50-546266221,248
55-595685301,098
60-64430405835
65-69231227458
70-74151123274
75-7979117196
80-847388161
85 Plus38120158

Gender

 Male 7,867 51%
 Female 7,575 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,645 81.9%
 Black Or African American 137 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.9%
 Asian 125 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 1,983 12.8%
 Two Or More Races 399 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2457228285
25-343936881,081
35-446264881,114
45-549144331,347
55-648922741,166
65-7436592457
75-8416961230
85 Plus7035105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,997 52%
 Single Guardian 781 14%
 Singles 1,482 26%
 Singles With Roommate 525 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,793 66%
 Households with Kids 1,992 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1120104224
2114116230
3113110223
495108203
511993212
6104106210
7121104225
89999198
9125112237
1096120216
1110385188
1210088188
1311699215
148880168
1511493207
1698103201
17104104208
1811291203
1911892210
20101106207

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81601 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81601 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 81601 real estate data, the median home value of $428,300 is extremely high 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 81601. Rentals in 81601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,072 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 103 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 30 0.2%
 Other Institutional 8 0.1%
 College Student Housing 179 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,640 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 846 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,299 36%
 Households Vacant 623 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 202 32.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 72 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 225 36.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 18.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 164 7%
 1 Bedroom 442 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,123 45%
 3+ Bedroom 779 31%
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 $58,954 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81601 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. Residents in ZIP code 81601 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 81601 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,111 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,701 37%
 No Earnings 3,015 24%
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 5,111 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,701 37%
 No Earnings 3,015 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,052 81.3%
 Public transportation 459 5.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 585 6.7%
 Worked at Home 553 6.4%
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 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 719 13.6%
 High School Graduate 2,616 49.6%
 Associate's degree 345 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,151 21.8%
 Master's degree 288 5.5%
 Professional school degree 112 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,091 70.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 323 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 561 18.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81601

ZIP Code 81601 is in the Mountain Boces School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81601.

Yampah Mountain School
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mountain Boces School District
Glenwood Springs Middle School
120 Soccerfield Rd
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Glenwood Springs High School
1521 Grand Ave
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Project Rebound
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mountain Boces School District
Yampah Teen Parent Program
695 Red Mountain Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mountain Boces School District
St Stephen'S Catholic School
414 Hyland Park Dr
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Columbine Christian School
2314 Blake Ave
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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