Official Zip Code NameWestcliffe
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code719
Alternate Zip Code NamesSILVER CLIFF
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHORN CREEK
ROSITA
TANGLEWOOD ACRES
Current Population:3830
Racial Majority: 92.6%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.32%
Median Household Income$40442
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56187
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
MST
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Primary County: Custer
Elevation Range7550 - 12097 ft.
Area536 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.07825851, -105.48423004

Zip Code 81252 Description

Zip Code 81252 is located in the state of Colorado in the Colorado Springs - Pueblo metro area. Zip code 81252 is primarily located in Custer County. Portions of 81252 are also located in Fremont County. The official US Postal Service name for 81252 is WESTCLIFFE, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81252 are contained within or border the city limits of Silver Cliff, CO, Westcliffe, CO, . The area code for zip code 81252 is 719. 81252 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81252 is 3.32% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81252 increased to 3830 from 3154 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81252 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81252 public schools is White. 49.9% of students in 81252 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3478 92.6% 3513 -1%
 Black Or African American 86 2.29% 40 +115%
 Hispanic 134 3.57% 184 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 22 -100%
 Asian 9 0.24% 16 -44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.05% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.25% 50 -6%

Zip Code 81252 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.5%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 2.4%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 81252 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population38303154
Male Population51.70%
Female Population48.30%
Total Households1728
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$40442
Income Under $50K Per Year57.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictColorado 3
RepresentativeScott Tipton
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$241970
Average Real Estate Sale Price$150628
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)3.32%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.48%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.64%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 21j - Grassland Parks
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesJune 11 - 20

Zip Code 81252 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)710192533404443362515826
Avg Max Temp (°F)37404654637479767060453857
Avg Precip (In.).44.511.241.371.531.052.162.441.141.03.98.614.48
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours