Zip Code 81524 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLoma
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:2300
Racial Majority:White 92.21%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$44809
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71630
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range4511 - 6014 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.26588300, -108.79569500

Zip Code 81524 Description

Zip Code 81524 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81524 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81524 is LOMA, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81524 are contained within or border the city limits of Fruita, CO, . The area code for zip code 81524 is 970. 81524 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81524 is 5.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81524 increased to 2300 from 1551 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81524 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81524 public schools is White. 31.2% of students in 81524 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1905 92.21% 2085 -9%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 3 -100%
 Hispanic 125 6.05% 161 -22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 17 -100%
 Asian 21 1.02% 10 +110%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.73% 21 -29%

Zip Code 81524 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 12.9%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 81524 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population23001551
Male Population51.70%
Female Population48.30%
Total Households828
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$44809
Income Under $50K Per Year54.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.20%
81524 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$420907
Average Real Estate Sale Price$216778
Current Unemployment Level 5.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
Fruita, CO
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 81524 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)13192834445158564635241635
Avg Max Temp (°F)37465664758792908168514066
Avg Precip (In.).65.58.98.81.06.5.77.78.821.03.72.649.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81524
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours