Zip Code 81242 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePoncha Springs
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypePO Box
Primary County: Chaffee
Area Code719
Current Population:606
Racial Majority: 80.91%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.51069300, -106.07081900

Zip Code 81242 Description

Zip Code 81242 is located in the state of Colorado in the metro area. Zip code 81242 is primarily located in Chaffee County. The official US Postal Service name for 81242 is , Colorado. Portions of zip code 81242 are contained within or border the city limits of . 81242 can be classified socioeconically as a class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81242 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%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 81242 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81242 public schools is . % of students in 81242 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 797 80.91% 537 +48%
 Black Or African American 8 0.81% 2 +300%
 Hispanic 156 15.84% 45 +247%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 2.13% 6 +250%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.3% 11 -73%

Zip Code 81242 Race/Ethnicity

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Zip Code 81242 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population6060
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households252
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$
Income Under $50K Per Year%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year%
Income Above $100K Per Year%

Average Real Estate Asking Price$0
Average Real Estate Sale Price$0
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness Zone
1990 Hardiness Zone
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Average First Frost Dates
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Zip Code 81242 Annual Climate Data

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Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference- Hours