Zip Code 80540 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLyons
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Boulder
Secondary County: Larimer
Area Code303 / 720
Current Population:4461
Racial Majority:White 92.21%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$69128
Average Adjusted Gross Income$103440
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range5404 - 12258 ft.
Area205 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.23503200, -105.42725100

Zip Code 80540 Description

Zip Code 80540 is located in the state of Colorado in the Denver metro area. Zip code 80540 is primarily located in Boulder County. Portions of 80540 are also located in Larimer County. The official US Postal Service name for 80540 is LYONS, Colorado. Portions of zip code 80540 are contained within or border the city limits of Allenspark, CO, Lyons, CO, . Zip code 80540 is within area code 720, area code 303 and area code 970. 80540 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 80540 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 80540 increased to 4461 from 4002 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 80540 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 80540 public schools is White. 76.1% of students in 80540 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4507 92.21% 4123 +9%
 Black Or African American 31 0.63% 15 +107%
 Hispanic 185 3.78% 182 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.47% 8 +188%
 Asian 42 0.86% 52 -19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 9 0% 9 -100%
 Two Or More Races 72 2.05% 72 +39%

Zip Code 80540 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.7%
 Black Or African American 1.8%
 Hispanic 7.4%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 80540 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population44614002
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households1957
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$69128
Income Under $50K Per Year31.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year31.90%
80540 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 2Joe NeguseDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$431850
Average Real Estate Sale Price$338017
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21d - Foothills and Shrublands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 80540 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15182431404853524333241633
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455159697986837564494362
Avg Precip (In.).56.541.42.352.961.911.761.631.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boulder, CO
CBSA Type80540
CBSA Population297538
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 80540
Lyons Senior High SchoolBoulder
Silver Creek High SchoolBoulder
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 80540
Altona Middle SchoolBoulder
Lyons Middle SchoolBoulder
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 80540
Blue Mountain Elementary SchoolBoulder
Lyons Elementary SchoolBoulder