ZIP Code 81503 - Grand Junction Colorado

ZIP Code 81503 is located in Grand Junction Colorado. Portions of 81503 are also in Orchard Mesa. 81503 is entirely within Mesa County. Regionally, it is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81503 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGrand Junction
Primary CountyMesa County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)16,152
Area Code(s)970
Current Time

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81503 Demographics

81503 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Colorado based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 81503 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81503 is White. The current unemployment level in 81503 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density982 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,957
Percentage High Income Households1.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$65,352
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$353,540
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 85.16%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.73%

81503 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1951.16%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81503 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American90.5%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.11%

81503 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College4925.59%
Bachelor Degree1,25814.3%
High School Diploma2,74331.18%
No High School Diploma2092.38%
GED or Alternate8429.57%
1 or More Years of College1,90821.69%
Associates Degree8349.48%
Masters Degree3944.48%
Professional Degree640.73%
Doctorate Degree540.61%

81503 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81503
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGrand Junction, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area16 Square Miles

81503 Politics

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81503 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion20c - Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands

81503 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16223137465561605039271838
Avg Max Temp (°F)37455664758692908167504065
Avg Precip (In.).

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