Zip Code 81621 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBasalt
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pitkin
Secondary County: Eagle
Area Code970
Current Population:5914
Racial Majority:White 66.24%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 54.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$78198
Average Adjusted Gross Income$103180
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range6654 - 12481 ft.
Area396 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.33922300, -106.83555500

Zip Code 81621 Description

Zip Code 81621 is located in the state of Colorado in the Denver metro area. Zip code 81621 is primarily located in Pitkin County. Portions of 81621 are also located in Eagle County. The official US Postal Service name for 81621 is BASALT, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81621 are contained within or border the city limits of El Jebel, CO, Basalt, CO, . The area code for zip code 81621 is 970. 81621 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81621 is 2.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81621 increased to 5914 from 5277 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81621 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81621 public schools is Hispanic. 40.2% of students in 81621 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4348 66.24% 4267 +2%
 Black Or African American 46 0.7% 23 +100%
 Hispanic 1987 30.27% 1462 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 105 1.6% 70 +50%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 3 0.52% 3 +1033%
 Two Or More Races 78 0.67% 78 -44%

Zip Code 81621 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.1%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 54.9%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 81621 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population59145277
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households2376
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$78198
Income Under $50K Per Year25.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year34.30%
81621 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Colorado Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1278401
Average Real Estate Sale Price$566629
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 21d - Foothills and Shrublands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesJune 11 - 20

Zip Code 81621 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15182429384448484132191431
Avg Max Temp (°F)35414854647277777057393556
Avg Precip (In.)1.16.851.161.311.61.071.391.261.421.53.951.1314.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Edwards, CO
CBSA Type81621
CBSA Population62938
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours