Zip Code 81243 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePowderhorn
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gunnison
Area Code970
Current Population:93
Racial Majority: 74.65%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$41463
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range7746 - 11162 ft.
Area201 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.24975600, -107.13046900

Zip Code 81243 Description

Zip Code 81243 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81243 is primarily located in Gunnison County. The official US Postal Service name for 81243 is POWDERHORN, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81243 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 81243 is 970. 81243 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81243 is 2.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81243 increased to 93 from 76 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81243 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81243 public schools is . % of students in 81243 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 106 74.65% 91 +16%
 Black Or African American 10 7.04% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 1 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 7.04% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 11.27% 0 +0%

Zip Code 81243 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
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Zip Code 81243 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9376
Male Population54.80%
Female Population45.20%
Total Households44
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41463
Income Under $50K Per Year68.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.10%
81243 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Colorado Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$716125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$1531366
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21h - Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests and Shrublands
Average First Frost DatesAugust 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJune 21 - 31

Zip Code 81243 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)811192535424644382915827
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334249596973706554363051
Avg Precip (In.).99.711.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours