Zip Code 81230 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGunnison
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gunnison
Secondary County: Saguache
Area Code970
Current Population:9075
Racial Majority: 86.05%
Public School Racial Majority:White 73.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$40958
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59520
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time11.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range7609 - 12100 ft.
Area1433 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.51214400, -107.06126500

Zip Code 81230 Description

Zip Code 81230 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81230 is primarily located in Gunnison County. Portions of 81230 are also located in Saguache County. The official US Postal Service name for 81230 is GUNNISON, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81230 are contained within or border the city limits of Gunnison, CO, Pitkin, CO, . The area code for zip code 81230 is 970. 81230 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81230 is 3.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81230 decreased to 9075 from 9380 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81230 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81230 public schools is White. 34.4% of students in 81230 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7947 86.05% 7809 +2%
 Black Or African American 14 0.15% 32 -56%
 Hispanic 1153 12.49% 1021 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.47% 36 +19%
 Asian 8 0.09% 51 -84%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 111 0.76% 111 -37%

Zip Code 81230 Race/Ethnicity

 White 73.7%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 23.6%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 81230 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population90759380
Male Population53.40%
Female Population46.60%
Total Households3974
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
34.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$40958
Income Under $50K Per Year58.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.50%
81230 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Colorado Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$578182
Average Real Estate Sale Price$369865
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21i - Sagebrush Parks
Average First Frost DatesAugust 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 21 - 31

Zip Code 81230 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)-50142130364241322211-120
Avg Max Temp (°F)26324254657580787160433055
Avg Precip (In.).77.57.52.61.81.591.291.71.99.74.57.719.88
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours