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81211 Zip Code (Buena Vista, CO) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 8,371
Zip code population in 2010: 7,623
Zip code population in 2000: 6,508

Houses and condos: 4,433
Renter-occupied apartments: 744
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 81211: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 461.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 81211
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3% ($1,187)
Colorado:

0.5% ($1,951)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,230 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,063 (0.3%)

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Males: 4,757  (56.8%)
Females: 3,613  (43.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 81211:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 81211:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Zip code 81211 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 81211 (2019)
    • 6,39983.9%White
    • 77310.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2523.3%Black
    • 751.0%American Indian
    • 791.0%Two or more races
    • 380.5%Asian
    • 50.07%Some other race
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 4,503
Rural population: 3,867

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $379,935
81211:

$379,935
Colorado:

$394,600



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 81211 zip code as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 81211 is 2,607 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 81211, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,839 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,839
State:

$69,103

Salary/wage: $37,819 (reported on 74.5% of returns)
Here:

$37,819
State:

$54,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.7% for AGIs below $25k, 66.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 27.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,922 (reported on 43.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,922
Colorado:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,053 (reported on 27.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,053
State:

$7,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,399 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,399
State:

+$23,009
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,780 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

+$10,780
State:

+$13,514
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,449 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
81211:

$19,449
Colorado:

$17,927
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $32,800 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
81211:

$32,800
Colorado:

$19,483

Total itemized deductions: $22,630 (24% of AGI, reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$22,630
State:

$24,621

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

18.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.9% for AGIs below $25k, 11.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,807 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,807
State:

$4,449
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,810 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
81211:

$4,810
State:

$7,641
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,710 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,710
State:

$2,095
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 47.2% for AGIs below $25k, 52.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 71.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 81211, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,400 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,400
State:

$55,014

Salary/wage: $31,410 (reported on 74.6% of returns)
Here:

$31,410
State:

$46,010
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 281.7% for AGIs below $10k, 62.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 32.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,173 (reported on 61.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,173
Colorado:

$2,127
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 24.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,874 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,874
State:

$3,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$19,292 (reported on 26.8% of returns)
Here:

+$19,292
State:

+$17,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,759 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,759
State:

+$11,247
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,325 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
81211:

$3,325
Colorado:

$2,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,628 (26% of AGI, reported on 35.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,628
State:

$20,560

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.8% for AGIs below $10k, 14.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,645 (5% of AGI, reported on 29.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,645
State:

$3,518

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,568 (reported on 76.4% of returns)
81211:

$5,568
State:

$9,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,463 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,463
State:

$1,595

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.6%
Here:

60%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 52.0% for AGIs below $10k, 58.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$55,224
Colorado:

$77,127
Buena Vista, CO (81211) map Nearest zip codes: 81251, 80461, 81236, 81210, 81611, 81241.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.1%
Colorado:

47.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
Colorado:

50.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 98
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,117


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 35 (35 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,298 (578 now married, 719 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 81211 with a mortgage: 1,276 (34 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,180

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,541
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $417

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

7.6%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 81211: Riverside School (A), Pine Creek School (B), Berrian School (C), Indian Flats (D), Rancho Sawatch (E), Colt Spring Campground (F), Cottonwood Campground (G), Hughes Meadow Campground (H), Collegiate Peaks Campground (I), Little Johns Cabin (J), Hamilton (K), Halfway Station (L), Hangmans Cabin (M), Black Dumps (N), Wilmot Ranch (O), Beavr City (P), Cottonwood Lake Picnic Ground (Q), Cottonwood Lake Campground (R), T-Cross Ranch (S), Goddard Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Buena Vista Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1), Granite Cemetery (2), Windfield Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Hartenstein Lake (A), Silver King Lake (B), Anglemeyer Lake (C), Alan Lake (D), Bear Lake (E), Rainbow Lake (F), Crystal Lake (G), Willis Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grey Copper Creek (A), Tiger Lily Creek (B), Pine Creek (C), Columbia Creek (D), Cache Creek (E), Clear Creek (F), Blackbear Creek (G), Thompson Creek (H), Sevenmile Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1672014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 1,1982000 to 2009
  • 9261990 to 1999
  • 2841980 to 1989
  • 5011970 to 1979
  • 3881960 to 1969
  • 3831950 to 1959
  • 1541940 to 1949
  • 3781939 or earlier

Zip code 81211 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buena Vista, CO (81211)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buena Vista, CO (81211)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 4872 bedrooms
  • 1,4423 bedrooms
  • 4534 bedrooms
  • 595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buena Vista, CO (81211)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buena Vista, CO (81211)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 2401 bedroom
  • 2982 bedrooms
  • 693 bedrooms
  • 1164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista, CO (81211) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista, CO (81211) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 133no vehicle
  • 2271 vehicle
  • 1,0912 vehicles
  • 6003 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 1895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista, CO (81211) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista, CO (81211) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 33no vehicle
  • 1611 vehicle
  • 3662 vehicles
  • 1633 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 81211 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 81211 household income distribution in 2019
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 302$10,000 to $14,999
  • 52$15,000 to $19,999
  • 165$20,000 to $24,999
  • 192$25,000 to $29,999
  • 236$30,000 to $34,999
  • 200$35,000 to $39,999
  • 185$40,000 to $44,999
  • 80$45,000 to $49,999
  • 343$50,000 to $59,999
  • 207$60,000 to $74,999
  • 433$75,000 to $99,999
  • 305$100,000 to $124,999
  • 136$125,000 to $149,999
  • 192$150,000 to $199,999
  • 80$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 81211

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 81211
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 222$150,000 to $174,999
  • 127$175,000 to $199,999
  • 204$200,000 to $249,999
  • 204$250,000 to $299,999
  • 749$300,000 to $399,999
  • 320$400,000 to $499,999
  • 439$500,000 to $749,999
  • 99$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 66$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 81211

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 81211
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 68$300 to $349
  • 165$350 to $399
  • 24$450 to $499
  • 13$500 to $549
  • 16$650 to $699
  • 16$700 to $749
  • 15$750 to $799
  • 90$800 to $899
  • 102$900 to $999
  • 26$1,000 to $1,249
  • 86$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23$1,500 to $1,999
  • 50No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $931.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $233,238.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $388,045
  • Black or African American householders: $697,011
  • Asian householders: $411,870
  • Some other race householders: $285,141
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $448,115

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $379,935
81211:

$379,935
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $245,881 - $512,089

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $389,565
Here:

$389,565
State:

$487,835
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 81211
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,705
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 26
  • 5 to 9: 118
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • Mobile homes: 425

Unemployment: 1.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 81211

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 81211
  • 74.5%2,423Drove a car alone
  • 8.2%266Carpooled
  • 1.5%49Bicycle
  • 2.0%66Walked
  • 14.4%469Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 81211

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 81211
  • 254Less than 5 minutes
  • 7475 to 9 minutes
  • 50310 to 14 minutes
  • 30715 to 19 minutes
  • 20320 to 24 minutes
  • 8325 to 29 minutes
  • 21530 to 34 minutes
  • 10735 to 39 minutes
  • 2240 to 44 minutes
  • 22545 to 59 minutes
  • 7860 to 89 minutes
  • 6090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,371
  • Male householders: 1,497 (399 living alone), Female householders: 1,693 (347 living alone)
  • 1,840 spouses (1,840 opposite-sex spouses), 213 unmarried partners, (213 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,609 children (1,475 natural, 89 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 97 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 34 parents, 0 foster children, 31 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,185 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,505 2-persons, 308 3-persons, 177 4-persons, 57 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 745 1-person, 329 2-persons

884 married couples with children.
175 single-parent households (70 men, 105 women).

91.6% of residents of 81211 zip code speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% very well, 25% well, 30% not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 10% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (5% very well, 95% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 302 (3.6%)
(45.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.6%
Whole state:

9.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 21%Honduras
  • 17%Sierra Leone
  • 11%Japan
  • 11%Panama
  • 9%Egypt
  • 8%Costa Rica
  • 7%Zimbabwe
Most common first ancestries reported in 81211
  • 14%German
  • 11%English
  • 11%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%French Canadian
  • 3%European
  • 3%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1342010 or later
  • 1302000 to 2009
  • 1051990 to 1999
  • 148Before 1990

Zip code 81211 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ACA PRODUCTS, INC (702 GREGG DR S 17 T14S R78W in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS; CONCRETE PRODUCTS, EXCEPT BLOCK AND BRICK
    Alternative names: ACA PRODUCTS INC, ACA PRODUCTS INC. (CAT 8N5806 GENSET), ACA PRODUCTS INC (CEDARAPIDS CSC45II CR), ACA PRODUCTS INC. (PORTEC 153-PRVE), ASI RCC INC
  • ASI RCC INC (28221 COUNTY ROAD 319 in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Organizations: RONALD W SOUTHARD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AVERY STRUCTURES, INC.
  • BUENA VISTA SANITATION DISTRICT (26200 COUNTY ROAD 301 in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    STATE MASTER (Colorado database) - NPDES-CO0045748, NPDES MAJOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: BUENA VISTA SANITATION DIST. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BUENA VISTA SAN. DIST. WWT
  • AVERY/PARSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (516 EAST MAIN STREET in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4306
    Organizations: BUENA VISTA R-31 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BUENA VISTA DAY TREATMENT CENTER (109 BROOKDALE STREET in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1128
    Organizations: MOUNTAIN BOCES (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL (RAILROAD & MARQUETTE in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1130
    Organizations: BUENA VISTA R-31 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHAFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (613 EAST MAIN STREET in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1508
    Organizations: BUENA VISTA R-31 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HARRY L MC GINNIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (SOUTH RAILROAD & MARQUETTE in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1132
    Organizations: BUENA VISTA R-31 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HARD ROCK PAVING & REDIMIX INC (S/2 NW SEC 5 T14S R78W in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: HARD ROCK PAVING & REDI MIX INCORPORATED
  • ARK VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY (701 GREGG DR. in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ANIMAL SPECIALTY SERVICES, EXCEPT VETERINARY
  • KATTENBURG EXCAVATING (NW/4 OF SEC 28 T2N R76W in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: MISCELLANEOUS NONMETALLIC MINERALS, EXCEPT FUELS
  • GUNSMOKE TRUCK STOP (12916 US HWY 285 in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • JESSE LEE PIT (26000 HIGHWAY 285 in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
    Organizations: RAC RANCHES LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PELINO, INC.

Zip code 81211 marital status for males
Zip code 81211 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 5,220. Population change in the 1990s: +1,288 (+24.7%).

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

  • This state: 3,017
  • Northeast: 646
  • Midwest: 2,071
  • South: 1,133
  • West: 977

47% of the 81211 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Colorado.

92% of the 81211 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Buena Vista, CO (81211)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

8.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

6.3%
Colorado:

8.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

1.6%
Colorado:

13.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 90,967Management occupations
  • 53,093Transportation occupations
  • 47,878Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 44,393Education, training, and library occupations
  • 41,433Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 34,730Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • ASI RCC, INC (28221 COUNTY ROAD 319 in BUENA VISTA, CO) : $57,699,600 in 139 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dams, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Dams, and more by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Bureau of Reclamation, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Army, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $16,224,500; 2001: $6,152,000; 2002: $6,673,125; 2003: $12,021,870; 2004: $6,281,856; 2005: $12,362,370; 2006: -$2,016,121.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,000,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dams. Taking place in WV. Signed on 2000-12-19. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $4,754,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in OR. Signed on 2000-11-04. Completion date: 2001-11-12.
    $4,000,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dams. Taking place in WV. Signed on 2001-11-19. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $3,706,425 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Taking place in OR. Signed on 2001-05-04. Completion date: 2001-11-12.
  • ASI CIVIL CONSTRUCTORS INC (28221 COUNTY RD 319 in BUENA VISTA, CO)
    $5,991,000 with Bureau of Reclamation for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2001-07-15. Completion date: 2002-08-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 14)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 5, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (20-49: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,235 people in state prisons
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,238 people in state prisons

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 44 took place in 2009, and the least - 6 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 81211 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 81211
    • 22247.5%Outside Fires
    • 15533.2%Structure Fires
    • 4810.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 429.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 81211, Colorado

Most common first names in zip code 81211 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3073.3 years
Robert2868.7 years
Mary2583.2 years
William2374.7 years
Dorothy1878.5 years
Charles1874.1 years
James1768.0 years
Helen1580.9 years
Ruth1579.3 years
Frank1580.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 81211 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1473.3 years
Johnson1277.3 years
Morgan872.1 years
Pierce867.5 years
King766.9 years
Miller780.4 years
Turner775.0 years
Martin682.0 years
Poplin668.3 years
Williams681.0 years
Businesses in zip code 81211
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Best Western1Super 81
Curves1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger2UPS3
Lane Furniture1
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