Zip Code 81201 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalida
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chaffee
Secondary County: Fremont
Area Code719
Current Population:8645
Racial Majority: 87.89%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$39668
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75110
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range7107 - 13042 ft.
Area421 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.55176700, -106.06795100

Zip Code 81201 Description

Zip Code 81201 is located in the state of Colorado in the Denver metro area. Zip code 81201 is primarily located in Chaffee County. Portions of 81201 are also located in Fremont County. The official US Postal Service name for 81201 is SALIDA, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81201 are contained within or border the city limits of Salida, CO, Poncha Springs, CO, . The area code for zip code 81201 is 719. 81201 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81201 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81201 decreased to 8645 from 8710 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81201 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81201 public schools is White. 40.5% of students in 81201 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7812 87.89% 7613 +3%
 Black Or African American 40 0.45% 13 +208%
 Hispanic 860 9.68% 820 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.48% 51 -16%
 Asian 27 0.3% 54 -50%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.19% 85 +25%

Zip Code 81201 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.7%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 14.2%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 81201 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population86458710
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households4003
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
40.0%
Median Household Income$39668
Income Under $50K Per Year63.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
81201 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 5Doug LambornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Colorado Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$298169
Average Real Estate Sale Price$200000
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21d - Foothills and Shrublands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 81201 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10132026354247463828191128
Avg Max Temp (°F)38424855657681787261463959
Avg Precip (In.).22.25.62.731.04.811.341.55.87.84.37.318.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours