81321 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to CORTEZ, CO 81321

81321 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Cortez, Colorado. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples.

The average family income here is $51,246/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 81321 is $38,661.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 81321 earn an average of $31,255/year. Women earn only $16,726/year.

5,951 people in 81321 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 81321? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 20.5 minutes.

The median age here is 41. There are 7,065 men and 7,394 women. The median age for men is 39 while for women the median age is 43.

To give you a sense of the community, 6,392 people (out of the 14,459 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 5,399 homes, and 555 businesses every day. 201 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

81321 Zip code is located in the Mountain time zone at 37 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Seoul, South Korea!) and -109 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 5,815 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 14,459
  • White Population: 12,195
  • Black Population: 76
  • Hispanic Population: 2,050
  • Asian Population: 140
  • Hawaiian Population: 20
  • Indian Population: 1,734
  • Male Population: 7,065
  • Female Population: 7,394
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 39
  • Median Age of Females: 43
  • Geography

  • Region: West
  • Division: Mountain
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Montezuma
  • City: Cortez
  • Longitude: -108.7
  • Latitude: 37.3
  • Elevation: 5,815 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 970
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 5,672
  • Drive alone: 4,385
  • Carpool: 995
  • Public transit: 26
  • Ride bikes or walk: 201

  • Average commute time: 20.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 394
  •    5 - 9: 1,628
  •    10 - 14: 1,163
  •    15 - 19: 735
  •    20 - 24: 494
  •    25 - 29: 93
  •    30 - 34: 206
  •    35 - 39: 26
  •    40 - 44: 47
  •    45 - 59: 357
  •    60 - 89: 316
  •    90 plus: 213
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $167,600
  • Average Annual Household Income: $43,204
  • Businesses: 535
  • Employees: 5,067
  • Annual Payroll: $163,721,000
  • Average Family Income: $51,246
  • Median Family Income: $31,625
  • Average Income for Men: $31,255
  • Average Income for Women: $16,726
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 083
  • State FIPS Code: 08

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Schools in 81321 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Battle Rock Charter School
11247 County Road G
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3237
Beech Street Kindergarten
510 North Beech Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3372
Downey Elementary School
400 North Elm
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7974
Kemper Elementary School
620 East Montezuma
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3737
Lewis Arriola Elementary School
21434 Road U
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 882-4494
Manaugh Elementary School
300 East 4th Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7691
Mesa Elementary School
703 West 7th Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3858
Preschool/Jumpstart
210 South Washington Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7491
Middle Schools
Cortez Middle School
450 West 2nd Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-7824
High Schools
Montezuma Cortez High School
206 West 7th Street
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3722
Southwest Open Charter School
401 North Dolores Road
Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-1150

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 81321 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sor.state.co.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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