ZIP Code 81240 - Penrose Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NamePenrose
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fremont
Area Code719
Current Population:4323
Racial Majority: 88.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 80.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$43345
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56090
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range5040 - 9069 ft.
Area232 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.46958900, -105.02121200

Zip Code 81240 Profile

ZIP Code 81240 is located in the state of Colorado in the Colorado Springs - Pueblo metro area. ZIP code 81240 is primarily located in Fremont County. The official US Postal Service name for 81240 is PENROSE, Colorado. Portions of ZIP code 81240 are contained within or border the city limits of Penrose, CO, Canon City, CO, . The area code for ZIP code 81240 is 719. 81240 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81240 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81240 decreased to 4323 from 4476 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81240 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81240 public schools is White. 53.6% of students in 81240 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3278 88.64% 3823 -14%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 16 -100%
 Hispanic 255 6.9% 358 -29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.05% 36 -94%
 Asian 0 0% 16 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 3 1.6% 3 +1867%
 Two Or More Races 70 2.81% 70 +49%

Zip Code 81240 Race/Ethnicity

 White 80.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 14.6%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 81240 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population43234476
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households1740
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43345
Income Under $50K Per Year57.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
81240 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 5Doug LambornRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$186832
Average Real Estate Sale Price$146958
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 26e - Piedmont Plains and Tablelands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 81240 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212835445358574838262037
Avg Max Temp (°F)48525765738490877969554867
Avg Precip (In.).34.33.731.431.811.332.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Canon City, CO
CBSA Type81240
CBSA Population48013
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours