Official Zip Code NameDurango
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code970
Current Population:28308
Racial Majority: 82.76%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.99%
Median Household Income$48370
Average Adjusted Gross Income$77579
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
MDT
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Primary County: La Plata
Elevation Range6664 - 11838 ft.
Area549 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.42974091, -107.91945648

Zip Code 81301 Description

Zip Code 81301 is located in the state of Colorado in the Durango metro area. Zip code 81301 is primarily located in La Plata County. The official US Postal Service name for 81301 is DURANGO, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81301 are contained within or border the city limits of Durango, CO, . The area code for zip code 81301 is 970. 81301 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81301 is 2.99% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% 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 81301 decreased to 28308 from 31754 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81301 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81301 public schools is White. 26.8% of students in 81301 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 24232 82.76% 23352 +4%
 Black Or African American 121 0.41% 121 +0%
 Hispanic 3095 10.57% 2989 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 931 3.18% 1100 -15%
 Asian 243 0.83% 188 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.14% 14 +193%
 Other Race 34 0% 34 -100%
 Two Or More Races 510 2.11% 510 +21%

Zip Code 81301 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74.4%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 17.8%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 81301 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2830831754
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households11994
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
26.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
28.6%
Median Household Income$48370
Income Under $50K Per Year51.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictColorado 3
RepresentativeScott Tipton
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$473923
Average Real Estate Sale Price$357366
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)2.99%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.20%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.35%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All
Ecoregion 20c - Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 1 - 10

Zip Code 81301 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)12172329364350494232211431
Avg Max Temp (°F)39445259687983817463494061
Avg Precip (In.)1.81.581.921.371.3.791.852.611.972.191.941.4820.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Durango, CO
CBSA Type81301
CBSA Population52482
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours