Zip Code 81211 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuena Vista
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chaffee
Area Code719
Current Population:7623
Racial Majority: 82.71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$42355
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70220
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time15.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range7953 - 12980 ft.
Area545 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.87423200, -106.23324100

Zip Code 81211 Description

Zip Code 81211 is located in the state of Colorado in the Denver metro area. Zip code 81211 is primarily located in Chaffee County. The official US Postal Service name for 81211 is BUENA VISTA, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81211 are contained within or border the city limits of Buena Vista, CO, . The area code for zip code 81211 is 719. 81211 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81211 is 3.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81211 increased to 7623 from 6508 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81211 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81211 public schools is White. 38.3% of students in 81211 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6091 82.71% 6399 -5%
 Black Or African American 369 5.01% 252 +46%
 Hispanic 755 10.25% 773 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.42% 75 -59%
 Asian 31 0.42% 38 -18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 79 1.18% 79 +10%

Zip Code 81211 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.9%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 11.2%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 81211 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population76236508
Male Population58.00%
Female Population42.00%
Total Households2874
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$42355
Income Under $50K Per Year59.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.80%
81211 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 5Doug LambornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Colorado Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$207323
Average Real Estate Sale Price$127031
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21j - Grassland Parks
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesJune 1 - 10

Zip Code 81211 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)9121925344246453727181027
Avg Max Temp (°F)38414653637479766959453857
Avg Precip (In.).29.4.7.941.08.881.461.73.97.82.54.3710.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours