Zip Code 81527 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWhitewater
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:2073
Racial Majority:White 93.64%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$45361
Average Adjusted Gross Income$74120
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time32.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range4767 - 8718 ft.
Area238 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.92177700, -108.40773600

Zip Code 81527 Description

Zip Code 81527 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81527 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81527 is WHITEWATER, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81527 are contained within or border the city limits of Orchard Mesa, CO, . The area code for zip code 81527 is 970. 81527 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81527 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 81527 increased to 2073 from 1402 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81527 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81527 public schools is . % of students in 81527 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1781 93.64% 1869 -5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.11% 1 +100%
 Hispanic 103 5.42% 171 -40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 18 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.84% 7 +129%

Zip Code 81527 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 81527 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population20731402
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households778
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$45361
Income Under $50K Per Year56.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
81527 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$312434
Average Real Estate Sale Price$211429
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 6b: -5F to 0F
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 81527 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17233238485662615240281940
Avg Max Temp (°F)38465665758792908167514066
Avg Precip (In.).57.49.95.881.08.5.77.77.891.04.8.579.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81527
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours