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81101 Zip Code (Alamosa, CO) Detailed Profile



Cities: Alamosa, CO (1.35%), Alamosa East, CO (0.88%)
Counties: Alamosa County, CO (96.01%), Conejos County, CO (3.99%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 15,048
Zip code population in 2010: 14,675
Zip code population in 2000: 14,100

Houses and condos: 6,126
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,160
% of renters here:

39%
State:

35%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 81101: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 409.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 81101
Zip code 81101 (Alamosa, Colorado) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($796)
Colorado:

0.6% ($1,479)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $832 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $746 (0.7%)

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Males: 7,385  (49.1%)
Females: 7,663  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 81101:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 81101:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 81101 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 81101

  • Zip code 81101 races chart
    • 7,040White population
    • 137Black population
    • 130American Indian population
    • 125Asian population
    • 6Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 29Some other race population
    • 211Two or more races population
    • 6,997Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 9,859
Rural population: 5,188

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $137,400
81101:

$137,400
Colorado:

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

30.7 years
Colorado median age:

36.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 81101, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,683 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,683
State:

$69,103

Salary/wage: $34,948 (reported on 86.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,948
State:

$54,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.7% for AGIs below $25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 45.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,288 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,288
Colorado:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,688 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,688
State:

$7,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,952 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,952
State:

+$23,009
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,924 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$10,924
State:

+$13,514
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,571 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
81101:

$11,571
Colorado:

$17,927
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,067 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
81101:

$12,067
Colorado:

$19,483

Total itemized deductions: $19,324 (21% of AGI, reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,324
State:

$24,621

Here:

20.8% of AGI
State:

18.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,762 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,762
State:

$4,449
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,121 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
81101:

$5,121
State:

$7,641
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,235 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,235
State:

$2,095
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.8%
Here:

52%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 47.2% for AGIs below $25k, 50.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 81101, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,435 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,435
State:

$55,014

Salary/wage: $29,496 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$29,496
State:

$46,010
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 140.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,381 (reported on 46.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,381
Colorado:

$2,127
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,325 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,325
State:

$3,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,776 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$10,776
State:

+$17,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,450 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,450
State:

+$11,247
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,025 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
81101:

$3,025
Colorado:

$2,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,848 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$10,848
Colorado:

$13,653

Total itemized deductions: $15,948 (22% of AGI, reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,948
State:

$20,560

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,524 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,524
State:

$3,518

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,856 (reported on 67.7% of returns)
81101:

$4,856
State:

$9,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,719 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,719
State:

$1,595

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.0%
Here:

63%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 57.3% for AGIs below $10k, 64.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$33,620
Colorado:

$58,823
Alamosa, CO (81101) map Nearest zip codes: 81151, 81146, 81136, 81123, 81141, 81140.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.7%
Colorado:

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

4.1%
Colorado:

6.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,250
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,269


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 210 (183 now married, 27 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,554 (1,446 now married, 2,108 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 81101 with a mortgage: 2,094 (108 second mortgage, 96 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,265

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,113
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S310

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

27.1%
Whole state:

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

15.3%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 81101: King Ranch (A), Valley Plaza (B), Alamosa Plaza (C), Alamosa County Ambulance (D), Alamosa Fire Department Station 2 (E), Alamosa Fire Department Station 1 (F), Alamosa Police Department (G), Colorado State Patrol Troop 5B (H), Alamosa County Sheriff's Office (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Villa Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 81101 include: Alamosa Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Real Life on the Rock Church (B), Trinity Lutheran (C), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (D), Showalter - Butler Chapel (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), San Luis Valley Baptist Church (G), Sacred Heart Church (H), River of Life Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Becker Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Crater Lake (A), Dry Lakes (B), Stout Creek Lakes (C), Blue Lakes (D), Lake Como (E), Little Bear Lake (F), Holbrook Creek Dam (G), Tobin Creek Dam (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: La Jara Arroyo (A), Cat Creek (B), Rock Creek (C), Tobin Creek (D), Holbrook Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 81101 include: Cole Park (1), Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge (2), Cole Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 132010 or later
  • 5262000 to 2009
  • 9061990 to 1999
  • 8231980 to 1989
  • 1,2781970 to 1979
  • 5291960 to 1969
  • 6341950 to 1959
  • 3011940 to 1949
  • 1,1161939 or earlier

Zip code 81101 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alamosa, CO (81101)

  • 43no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 5242 bedrooms
  • 1,8183 bedrooms
  • 7934 bedrooms
  • 985+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamosa, CO (81101)

  • 100no bedroom
  • 4251 bedroom
  • 9182 bedrooms
  • 6113 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alamosa, CO (81101) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 140no vehicle
  • 8641 vehicle
  • 1,3472 vehicles
  • 6163 vehicles
  • 2504 vehicles
  • 1425+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Alamosa, CO (81101) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 262no vehicle
  • 1,2001 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 1993 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 81101 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 81101 household income distribution in 2013
  • 982Less than $10,000
  • 417$10,000 to $14,999
  • 502$15,000 to $19,999
  • 448$20,000 to $24,999
  • 238$25,000 to $29,999
  • 215$30,000 to $34,999
  • 175$35,000 to $39,999
  • 376$40,000 to $44,999
  • 216$45,000 to $49,999
  • 449$50,000 to $59,999
  • 469$60,000 to $74,999
  • 473$75,000 to $99,999
  • 183$100,000 to $124,999
  • 118$125,000 to $149,999
  • 109$150,000 to $199,999
  • 149$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 81101

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 81101
  • 167Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $49,999
  • 78$50,000 to $59,999
  • 74$60,000 to $69,999
  • 106$70,000 to $79,999
  • 153$80,000 to $89,999
  • 221$90,000 to $99,999
  • 490$100,000 to $124,999
  • 342$125,000 to $149,999
  • 449$150,000 to $174,999
  • 176$175,000 to $199,999
  • 324$200,000 to $249,999
  • 313$250,000 to $299,999
  • 92$300,000 to $399,999
  • 99$400,000 to $499,999
  • 51$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 81101

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 81101
  • 47Less than $100
  • 41$100 to $149
  • 207$150 to $199
  • 165$200 to $249
  • 77$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 222$400 to $449
  • 257$450 to $499
  • 122$500 to $549
  • 226$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 119$650 to $699
  • 99$700 to $749
  • 63$750 to $799
  • 94$800 to $899
  • 96$900 to $999
  • 153$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 77No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $584.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $163,263
  • Black or African American householders: $153,564
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $125,276
  • Asian householders: $132,065
  • Some other race householders: $129,964
  • Two or more races householders: $113,476
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $125,114

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,400
81101:

$137,400
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,800 - $206,500

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,891
  • One, attached: 281
  • Two: 341
  • 3 or 4: 417
  • 5 to 9: 176
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 91
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 817

Unemployment: 11.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 81101

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 81101
  • 76.4%4,604Drove a car alone
  • 9.2%555Carpooled
  • 0.8%49Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.2%131Bicycle
  • 6.7%404Walked
  • 0.9%54Other means
  • 3.9%233Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 81101

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 81101
  • 747Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,5535 to 9 minutes
  • 1,29410 to 14 minutes
  • 78115 to 19 minutes
  • 37620 to 24 minutes
  • 15825 to 29 minutes
  • 50330 to 34 minutes
  • 1935 to 39 minutes
  • 9040 to 44 minutes
  • 10545 to 59 minutes
  • 7560 to 89 minutes
  • 9690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,885
  • In family households: 11,310 (1,542 male householders, 1,876 female householders)
    2,458 spouses, 4,561 children (4,229 natural, 63 adopted, 270 stepchildren), 295 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 95 parents, 90 other relatives, 248 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,575 (943 male householders (778 living alone)), 1,158 female householders (1,036 living alone)), 474 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,163 (152 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,365 2-persons, 864 3-persons, 745 4-persons, 335 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,814 1-person, 270 2-persons, 17 5-persons

2,347 married couples with children.
1,103 single-parent households (216 men, 887 women).

76.9% of residents of 81101 zip code speak English at home.
20.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 14% well, 4% not well, 5% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% very well, 57% well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (37% very well, 4% well, 22% not well, 37% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,053 (7.0%)
(19.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.0%
Whole state:

9.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 52%Mexico
  • 29%Guatemala
  • 3%Laos
  • 3%Thailand
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Nepal
  • 2%India

Most common first ancestries reported in 81101 (%)

  • 50%Other groups
  • 11%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 4%American
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Norwegian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 342010 or later
  • 4392000 to 2009
  • 4551990 to 1999
  • 248Before 1990

Zip code 81101 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS, INC. (7040 WEST US HIGHWAY 160/PO BOX 449 in ALAMOSA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Organizations: ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ANDERSON CONST., ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS PORTABLE
  • ALAMOSA CITY OF (425 4TH STREET PO BOX 419 in ALAMOSA, CO)
    AIR MONITORING SITE (Airborne pollution emission tracking)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-2003-0076, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-2003-0076, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ALAMOSA, CITY WWT LAGOONS
  • AG PRO TECH INCORPORATED (50 CASCADE AVENUE in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1989-0202, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: RETAIL NURSERIES, LAWN AND GARDEN SUPPLY STORES; BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES
  • ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS INC (2 MI N. OF DEL NORTE in DEL NORTE, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
    Alternative names: ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS INC -DEL NORTE WEST, ASPHALT CONSTRUCTORS INC -DEL NORTE WEST
  • ALAMOSA FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD (2602 CLARK AVENUE/PO BOX 1261 in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1989-0212, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: 1ST ASSEMBLY OF GOD
  • ALAMOSA HIGH SCHOOL (805 CRAFT DRIVE in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0118
    Organizations: ALAMOSA RE-11J (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALAMOSA OPEN SCHOOL (216 VICTORIA STREET in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0119
    Organizations: ALAMOSA RE-11J (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BOYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (11TH AND HUNT AVENUES in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0944
    Organizations: ALAMOSA RE-11J (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALA-VISTA TRUCK CTR (895 W US HWY 160 in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1997-0083, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES; GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • ALAMOSA CITY OF (E EDGE OF ALAMOSA in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1994-0185, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • CHIEF'S TEXACO EXPRESS (1107 MAIN in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1997-0079, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL MONU (20 MILES NE OF ALAMOSA in ALAMOSA, CO)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-08-1997-0127, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES
  • ALAMOSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (7160 BRUSH LANE in ALAMOSA, CO)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: ALMOSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Zip code 81101 marital status for males
Zip code 81101 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 57%Utility gas
  • 22%Electricity
  • 10%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6%Wood
  • 3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Solar energy
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 12,580. Population change in the 1990s: +1,520 (+12.1%).

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

  • This state: 9,242
  • Northeast: 425
  • Midwest: 1,356
  • South: 860
  • West: 1,989

52% of the 81101 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Colorado.

84% of the 81101 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 99
Here:

6.3%
Colorado:

7.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

3.9%
Colorado:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 130
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 133,375Legal occupations
  • 58,125Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,803Management occupations
  • 48,289Business and financial operations occupations
  • 41,429Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 34,432Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ALAMOSA, CO):

  • CODY MC INTYRE CONSTRUCTION (1799 TREMONT; small business)
    7 employees, $800000 revenue. : $576,070 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Forest Service, Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2)
    Signed by year: 2000: $144,000; 2001: $144,000; 2002: $144,000; 2003: $144,070; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $144,070 with Forest Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-01-15. Completion date: 2007-08-15.
    $144,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2007-08-15.
    $144,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-07-15. Completion date: 2002-06-15.
    $144,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-07-15. Completion date: 2001-06-15.
  • CENTRAL DRILLING & DEVELOPMENT (6690 EL CHICO ST; small business)
    10 employees, $706408 revenue. Woman Owned Business: $70,143 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $98,000 with Bureau of Reclamation for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2003-01-15.
    -$27,857, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-15. Effective on 2003-12-19. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
  • LEROY O. & ROSALIE M MARTINEZ (13224 S HWY 285; small business) : $63,987 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $32,000 with Soil Conservation Service (disused code) for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $31,987 with Natural Resources Conservation Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
  • SMITH, TED (8351 SOUTH RIVER ROAD; small business)
    $2,730 with Geological Survey for Water Quality Support Services. Signed on 2003-11-14. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • CLARK, BILL TRUCK LINE INC (311 6TH ST; small business)
    $259 with Army for Motor Freight. Signed on 2002-11-06. Completion date: 2002-12-31.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 6)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (20-49: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 8)

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:

  • 407 people in college/university student housing
  • 159 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 716 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in halfway houses
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Most common first names in zip code 81101 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6777.5 years
John4876.4 years
Robert3966.6 years
William3872.0 years
George3680.4 years
James3569.2 years
Charles3175.7 years
Jose3079.5 years
Joseph2570.9 years
Joe2571.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 81101 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez7075.1 years
Garcia3773.4 years
Romero3472.1 years
Trujillo3171.3 years
Medina3075.9 years
Lucero2769.7 years
Smith2672.9 years
Valdez2470.1 years
Vigil2364.3 years
Sanchez2373.9 years
Businesses in zip code 81101
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Safeway1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Kroger2Vons1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
Maurices1
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