Zip Code 81506 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Junction
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:10961
Racial Majority:White 86.02%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$55818
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83570
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range4728 - 6329 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.15597800, -108.52339400

Zip Code 81506 Description

Zip Code 81506 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81506 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81506 is GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81506 are contained within or border the city limits of Grand Junction, CO, . The area code for zip code 81506 is 970. 81506 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81506 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81506 increased to 10961 from 9161 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81506 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81506 public schools is . % of students in 81506 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9382 86.02% 9916 -5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.01% 48 -98%
 Hispanic 988 9.06% 713 +39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 41 -100%
 Asian 224 2.05% 94 +138%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.26% 10 +180%
 Other Race 8 0.04% 8 -50%
 Two Or More Races 131 2.57% 131 +114%

Zip Code 81506 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 81506 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population109619161
Male Population46.00%
Female Population54.00%
Total Households5028
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$55818
Income Under $50K Per Year44.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.40%
81506 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$328091
Average Real Estate Sale Price$232382
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 81506 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15223137475561605039271839
Avg Max Temp (°F)37465664758792908167514066
Avg Precip (In.).59.49.96.82.95.39.64.81.88.95.67.528.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81506
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours