Zip Code 81520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameClifton
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:13447
Racial Majority:White 69.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 61.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$38076
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38570
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range4685 - 5240 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.09083700, -108.43196400

Zip Code 81520 Description

Zip Code 81520 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81520 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81520 is CLIFTON, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81520 are contained within or border the city limits of Clifton, CO, Fruitvale, CO, . The area code for zip code 81520 is 970. 81520 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81520 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 81520 increased to 13447 from 12238 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81520 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81520 public schools is White. 74.9% of students in 81520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9355 69.86% 10084 -7%
 Black Or African American 146 1.09% 75 +95%
 Hispanic 3566 26.63% 2847 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.16% 104 -80%
 Asian 30 0.22% 62 -52%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 12 -100%
 Other Race 9 0% 9 -100%
 Two Or More Races 254 2.05% 254 +8%

Zip Code 81520 Race/Ethnicity

 White 61.7%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 34.1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 81520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1344712238
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households5040
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$38076
Income Under $50K Per Year66.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.90%
81520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$147650
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105237
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 81520 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16233238475662605140281939
Avg Max Temp (°F)38465664758692908167514066
Avg Precip (In.).54.48.94.811.07.46.76.77.84.95.79.558.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81520
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours