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ZIP Code 81623

Post Office City:Carbondale, CO (View All Cities)
County: Garfield County
Timezone: Mountain (12:44pm)
Coordinates:39.2, -107.2
ZIP (~32 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81623

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 81623. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 81623 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:
Carbondale, CO
Acceptable:
El Jebel, Marble, Redstone
Unacceptable:
Crystal

Stats and Demographics for the 81623 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81623 is located in west 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 81623 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81623 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,235
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,417
Median Home Value $477,800
Land Area 444.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,473
Median Household Income $62,955

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55725271,099
5-95415181,059
10-14471460931
15-19513415928
20-24524321845
25-296094461,055
30-346315541,185
35-396316031,234
40-445905461,136
45-495495501,099
50-546036491,252
55-596255861,211
60-64476425901
65-69264251515
70-74169146315
75-798698184
80-845683139
85 Plus40107147

Gender

 Male 7,950 52%
 Female 7,285 48%
Gender

Race

 White 12,125 79.6%
 Black Or African American 107 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.7%
 Asian 137 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 2,388 15.7%
 Two Or More Races 367 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2430132162
25-34354465819
35-447754041,179
45-549652881,253
55-641,0691901,259
65-7444278520
75-8414855203
85 Plus423678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,076 56%
 Single Guardian 646 12%
 Singles 1,179 22%
 Singles With Roommate 572 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,555 65%
 Households with Kids 1,918 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1115117232
2123108231
3108103211
4120103223
510590195
6120120240
7116103219
810487191
996118214
10100114214
118896184
129174165
139288180
1410088188
1511184195
169489183
17128103231
189976175
198163144
209657153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81623 has a slightly less than average 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 81623 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81623 real estate data, the median home value of $477,800 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 81623. Rentals in 81623 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81623 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,051 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 102 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,996 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 829 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,648 26%
 Households Vacant 944 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 136 14.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 162 17.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 574 60.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 5.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 3%
 1 Bedroom 154 11%
 2 Bedroom 703 51%
 3+ Bedroom 480 35%
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 $62,955 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 81623 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 81623 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 81623 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 81623 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,711 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,172 36%
 No Earnings 2,581 23%
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 4,711 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,172 36%
 No Earnings 2,581 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,591 73%
 Public transportation 705 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 858 11%
 Worked at Home 478 6%
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 1,540 15.4%
 High School Graduate 3,558 35.7%
 Associate's degree 757 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,851 28.6%
 Master's degree 859 8.6%
 Professional school degree 360 3.6%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,647 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 367 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 343 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81623

ZIP Code 81623 is in the following school districts: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j, State Charter School Institute School District, Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1, and Private. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81623.

Marble Charter School
412 West Main St
Marble, CO 81623
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j
Ross Montessori School
407 Merrill Ave
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: State Charter School Institute School District
Carbondale Middle School
180 Snowmass Dr
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Carbondale Community Charter School
1505 Satank Rd
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Crystal River Elementary School
160 Snowmass Dr
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Roaring Fork High School
2270 Hwy 133
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Bridges
455 South 3rd St
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
1493 County Road 106
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork
16543 Old Highway 82
Carbondale, CO 81623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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