ZIP Code 81520 - Clifton Colorado

ZIP Code 81520 is located in Clifton Colorado. Portions of 81520 are also in Fruitvale. 81520 is entirely within Mesa County. Regionally, it is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81520 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameClifton
Primary CountyMesa County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)13,682
Area Code(s)970
Current Time
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81520 Demographics

81520 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 81520 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81520 is White. The current unemployment level in 81520 is 3.0%.

Population13,682
Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density1,558 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,209
Percentage High Income Households0.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$49,677
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$423,400
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 78.46%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 59.25%

81520 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White13,06178.46%
Black280.17%
Hispanic3,17119.05%
Asian2961.78%
Native American900.54%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81520 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White84960.86%
Black50.36%
Hispanic53538.35%
Asian10.07%
Native American50.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81520 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6418.47%
Bachelor Degree83311.01%
High School Diploma2,44532.3%
No High School Diploma1842.43%
GED or Alternate89511.82%
1 or More Years of College1,70422.51%
Associates Degree5126.76%
Masters Degree2853.77%
Professional Degree640.85%
Doctorate Degree60.08%

81520 Geography

Coordinates39.09085083,-108.43194580
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81520
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGrand Junction, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area9 Square Miles

81520 Politics

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81520 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
Ecoregion20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins

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

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