ZIP Code 81503 - Grand Junction Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameGrand Junction
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:15250
Racial Majority:White 79.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$55339
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54820
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range4616 - 4925 ft.
Area16 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.03624700, -108.48832500

Map of ZIP Code 81503 Border

Zip Code 81503 Description

Zip Code 81503 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81503 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81503 is GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81503 are contained within or border the city limits of Orchard Mesa, CO, Grand Junction, CO, . The area code for zip code 81503 is 970. 81503 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81503 is 3.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81503 decreased to 15250 from 23407 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81503 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81503 public schools is White. 38% of students in 81503 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11681 79.7% 12506 -7%
 Black Or African American 42 0.29% 95 -56%
 Hispanic 2566 17.51% 2191 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.32% 107 -56%
 Asian 78 0.53% 75 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.02% 19 -84%
 Other Race 17 0.14% 17 +24%
 Two Or More Races 240 1.49% 240 -9%

Zip Code 81503 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 18.6%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 81503 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1525023407
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households5948
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55339
Income Under $50K Per Year44.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.90%
81503 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$186173
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152370
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20c - Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 81503 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16223137465561605039271838
Avg Max Temp (°F)37455664758692908167504065
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81503
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours
Orchard Mesa Heights
Spyglass Ridge