81089 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Walsenburg, CO (0.46%)
County: Huerfano County, CO
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 4,326
Zip code population in 2010: 4,602
Zip code population in 2000: 5,602

Houses and condos: 2,623
Renter-occupied apartments: 592
% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 81089: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 692.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 81089
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.5% ($523)
Colorado:

0.6% ($1,479)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $500 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $542 (0.4%)

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Males: 2,211  (51.1%)
Females: 2,115  (48.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 81089:

For population 15 years and over in 81089:

Zip code 81089 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 81089

  • Zip code 81089 races chart
    • 2,462White population
    • 16Black population
    • 45American Indian population
    • 13Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 5Some other race population
    • 41Two or more races population
    • 2,016Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 3,178
Rural population: 1,147

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $98,500
81089:

$98,500
Colorado:

$240,500
Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.8 years
Colorado median age:

36.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 81089, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,133 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,133
State:

$69,103

Salary/wage: $29,260 (reported on 75.1% of returns)
Here:

$29,260
State:

$54,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.4% for AGIs below $25k, 62.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,253 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,253
Colorado:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,869 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,869
State:

$7,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,079 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,079
State:

+$23,009
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,467 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,467
State:

+$13,514
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,350 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
81089:

$11,350
Colorado:

$17,927
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,319 (28% of AGI, reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,319
State:

$24,621

Here:

28.5% of AGI
State:

18.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,304 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,304
State:

$4,449
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,497 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
81089:

$3,497
State:

$7,641
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,314 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,314
State:

$2,095
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.0%
Here:

52%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 47.4% for AGIs below $25k, 53.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 81089, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,826 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,826
State:

$55,014

Salary/wage: $24,689 (reported on 76.1% of returns)
Here:

$24,689
State:

$46,010
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 131.7% for AGIs below $10k, 66.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,595 (reported on 40.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,595
Colorado:

$2,127
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,629 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,629
State:

$3,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,475 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,475
State:

+$17,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,058 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,058
State:

+$11,247
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,756 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
81089:

$2,756
Colorado:

$2,947

Total itemized deductions: $16,517 (29% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,517
State:

$20,560

Here:

28.8% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $10k, 7.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,802 (5% of AGI, reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,802
State:

$3,518

Here:

4.6% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,653 (reported on 65.4% of returns)
81089:

$3,653
State:

$9,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,810 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,810
State:

$1,595

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.5%
Here:

61%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 55.8% for AGIs below $10k, 64.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$29,054
Colorado:

$58,823
Walsenburg, CO (81089) map Nearest zip codes: 81020, 81069, 81019, 81004, 81024, 81055.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.0%
Colorado:

50.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.3%
Colorado:

6.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 337
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,531


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 22 (11 now married, 11 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 792 (367 now married, 425 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 81089 with a mortgage: 724 (31 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 552

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $890
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S328

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

24.5%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

10.5%
Whole state:

7.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 81089: Capps Ranch (A), Mayne (B), Santa Clara (C), Kenner Ranch (D), Wilson Crossing (E), Hezron Camp (F), Calumet (G), Chase Ranch (H), Gordon (I), Lester (J), Morning Glory (K), Santa Fe Trail Council Camp (L), Augustine Windmill (M), South Windmill (N), Red Windmill (O), Santa Clara Windmill (P), Union Depot (Q), Huerfano County Detention Center (R), Huerfano County Courthouse (S), Saint Charles Hotel (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 81089 include: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Second Spanish Presbyterian Church (C), Community Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), United Church of Walsenburg (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Speed Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Bustos Cemetery (3), Valdez Cemetery (4), Laguna Cemetery (5), Thomas Rodger Cemetery (6), Chavez Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Deus Lake (A), School Section Lake (B), Stanley Lake (C), Lower Deus Lake (D), Valdez Lake (E), Hauser Lake (F), Brunelli Reservoir (G), Horseshoe Lake Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandy Arroyo (A), Walsen Arroyo (B), Santa Clara Creek (C), Story Creek (D), Cherry Creek (E), Mustang Arroyo (F), Bear Creek (G), Mayne Arroyo (H), Sand Arroyo (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 81089 include: People's Park (1), Lathrop State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1682000 to 2009
  • 5291990 to 1999
  • 2311980 to 1989
  • 2691970 to 1979
  • 641960 to 1969
  • 1851950 to 1959
  • 1921940 to 1949
  • 9851939 or earlier

Zip code 81089 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Walsenburg, CO (81089)

  • 39no bedroom
  • 801 bedroom
  • 4902 bedrooms
  • 5103 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walsenburg, CO (81089)

  • 34no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 1992 bedrooms
  • 2193 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Walsenburg, CO (81089) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 74no vehicle
  • 4291 vehicle
  • 3902 vehicles
  • 1843 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 925+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Walsenburg, CO (81089) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 66no vehicle
  • 3981 vehicle
  • 1142 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $679.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $124,803.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,500
81089:

$98,500
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,100 - $196,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 17.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,838

Size of family households: 604 2-persons, 192 3-persons, 120 4-persons, 133 5-persons, 21 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 681 1-person, 115 2-persons, 2 5-persons

394 married couples with children.
363 single-parent households (94 men, 269 women).

82.1% of residents of 81089 zip code speak English at home.
15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 24% well, 8% not well, 3% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% very well, 14% well, 6% not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 207 (4.8%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.8%
Whole state:

9.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 29%Mexico
  • 14%Germany
  • 12%Honduras
  • 11%Philippines
  • 10%Japan
  • 9%Canada
  • 7%Vietnam

Most common first ancestries reported in 81089 (%)

  • 46%Other groups
  • 9%German
  • 7%Italian
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 4%American
  • 2%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 382010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 711990 to 1999
  • 118Before 1990

Zip code 81089 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 81089:

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Zip code 81089 marital status for males
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Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Utility gas
  • 25%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12%Electricity
  • 8%Wood
  • 1%Coal or coke
  • 1%Solar energy
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 4,347. Population change in the 1990s: +1,255 (+28.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


52% of the 81089 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Colorado.

82% of the 81089 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

9.6%
Colorado:

7.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

27.9%
Colorado:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 69,688Transportation occupations
  • 42,000Management occupations
  • 41,111Health technologists and technicians
  • 40,059Construction and extraction occupations
  • 32,250Education, training, and library occupations
  • 27,092Office and administrative support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 735 people in state prisons
  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 81089 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8176.8 years
Mary6480.1 years
Joe5177.3 years
Jose4579.5 years
Frank3776.1 years
Maria3686.4 years
James3377.1 years
Joseph3274.1 years
Robert2970.3 years
William2874.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 81089 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez8576.3 years
Vigil5780.1 years
Garcia3677.6 years
Sandoval3076.7 years
Trujillo2880.2 years
Andreatta2280.6 years
Valdez2077.9 years
Cordova2081.3 years
Lucero1880.1 years
Cruz1769.2 years
Businesses in zip code 81089
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Best Western1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Vons1

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