Zip Code 81505 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Junction
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Alternate Zip Code NamesGRAND JCT
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesAPPLETON
Current Population:9779
Racial Majority:White 87.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$46602
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87690
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range4534 - 6454 ft.
Area73 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.18571000, -108.60038500

Zip Code 81505 Description

Zip Code 81505 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81505 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81505 is GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81505 are contained within or border the city limits of Grand Junction, CO, Redlands, CO, . The area code for zip code 81505 is 970. 81505 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81505 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81505 increased to 9779 from 7255 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81505 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81505 public schools is White. 30.3% of students in 81505 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7788 87.32% 8341 -7%
 Black Or African American 41 0.46% 31 +32%
 Hispanic 905 10.15% 1050 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.13% 45 -73%
 Asian 0 0% 168 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 7 0.72% 7 +814%
 Two Or More Races 130 1.22% 130 -16%

Zip Code 81505 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.5%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 16.3%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 81505 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population97797255
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households4001
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$46602
Income Under $50K Per Year53.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.60%
81505 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$447199
Average Real Estate Sale Price$224615
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 81505 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)14223137465561605039261738
Avg Max Temp (°F)37465665758793908168514066
Avg Precip (In.).59.47.91.8.93.38.63.76.81.9.68.458.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81505
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours