81240 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Penrose, CO (11.98%)
County: Fremont County, CO
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 3,966
Zip code population in 2010: 4,323
Zip code population in 2000: 4,476

Houses and condos: 1,832
Renter-occupied apartments: 404
% of renters here:

22%
State:

35%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 81240: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 148.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 81240
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.4% ($799)
Colorado:

0.6% ($1,479)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $852 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $707 (0.5%)

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Males: 2,059  (51.9%)
Females: 1,907  (48.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 81240:

For population 15 years and over in 81240:

Zip code 81240 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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 81240

  • Zip code 81240 races chart
    • 3,823White population
    • 16Black population
    • 36American Indian population
    • 16Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 70Two or more races population
    • 358Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $178,500
81240:

$178,500
Colorado:

$240,500



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 81240 zip code as of February 14, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 81240 to the number of sex offenders is 937 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 81240, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,627 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,627
State:

$69,103

Salary/wage: $41,425 (reported on 79.5% of returns)
Here:

$41,425
State:

$54,794
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.7% for AGIs below $25k, 70.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,310 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,310
Colorado:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,018 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,018
State:

$7,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,818 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,818
State:

+$23,009
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,653 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,653
State:

+$13,514
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,544 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
81240:

$11,544
Colorado:

$17,927
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,017 (23% of AGI, reported on 27.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,017
State:

$24,621

Here:

22.8% of AGI
State:

18.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,975 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,975
State:

$4,449
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,513 (reported on 27.4% of returns)
81240:

$4,513
State:

$7,641
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,146 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,146
State:

$2,095
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 46.7% for AGIs below $25k, 57.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 81240, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,184 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,184
State:

$55,014

Salary/wage: $34,650 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$34,650
State:

$46,010
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 139.3% for AGIs below $10k, 72.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $983 (reported on 46.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$983
Colorado:

$2,127
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $926 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$926
State:

$3,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,974 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

+$12,974
State:

+$17,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.7% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,540 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,540
State:

+$11,247
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.7% for AGIs below $10k, 7.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,500 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
81240:

$3,500
Colorado:

$2,947

Total itemized deductions: $16,129 (23% of AGI, reported on 31.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,129
State:

$20,560

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,977 (3% of AGI, reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,977
State:

$3,518

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,274 (reported on 73.8% of returns)
81240:

$5,274
State:

$9,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,558 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,558
State:

$1,595

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.5%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 52.2% for AGIs below $10k, 61.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$43,935
Colorado:

$58,823
Penrose, CO (81240) map Nearest zip codes: 81221, 80926, 81244, 80860, 81226, 81253.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.2%
Colorado:

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

1.7%
Colorado:

6.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 218
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,582


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 678 (468 now married, 210 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 81240 with a mortgage: 856 (72 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 540

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,291
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S318

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

16.9%
Whole state:

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

12.8%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 81240: Holbert Cabin (A), Oklahoma State University Geology Field Camp (B), Phantom Landfill (C), Penrose Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Penrose Cemetery (1), Upper Beaver Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Brush Hollow Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Year house built

  • 192010 or later
  • 2262000 to 2009
  • 3941990 to 1999
  • 4071980 to 1989
  • 3391970 to 1979
  • 1171960 to 1969
  • 401950 to 1959
  • 811940 to 1949
  • 2091939 or earlier

Zip code 81240 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Penrose, CO (81240)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1842 bedrooms
  • 8573 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Penrose, CO (81240)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 1342 bedrooms
  • 2043 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Penrose, CO (81240) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 30no vehicle
  • 3131 vehicle
  • 5392 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 1444 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Penrose, CO (81240) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 2821 vehicle
  • 722 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $924.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $178,500
81240:

$178,500
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,700 - $254,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $222,350
Here:

$222,350
State:

$318,837

Mobile homes: $93,740
Here:

$93,740
State:

$56,402

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 7.0%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 64.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,961

Size of family households: 750 2-persons, 234 3-persons, 158 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 446 1-person, 95 2-persons

614 married couples with children.
191 single-parent households (49 men, 142 women).

94.6% of residents of 81240 zip code speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% very well, 5% not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 15% well).

Foreign born population: 117 (3.0%)
(29.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.0%
Whole state:

9.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 53%Canada
  • 20%Germany
  • 11%Peru
  • 9%Japan
  • 7%Costa Rica

Most common first ancestries reported in 81240 (%)

  • 21%German
  • 12%Other groups
  • 11%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 6%American
  • 4%French (except Basque)
  • 3%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 120Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 81240 marital status for males
Zip code 81240 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Utility gas
  • 24%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11%Wood
  • 11%Electricity
  • 2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,166. Population change in the 1990s: +1,310 (+41.4%).

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


59% of the 81240 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Colorado.

89% of the 81240 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

7.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

35.4%
Colorado:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 75,139Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 54,091Management occupations
  • 52,813Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,250Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 42,969Education, training, and library occupations
  • 42,031Production occupations

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

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:

  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 81240 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1972.6 years
John1872.1 years
Robert1267.2 years
Mary1283.6 years
Ruth1075.5 years
James1067.0 years
Charles1079.2 years
George970.3 years
Richard864.9 years
Helen881.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 81240 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lock787.4 years
Smilanich675.2 years
Jones575.4 years
Woolsey575.6 years
Clark460.7 years
Moore470.2 years
Smith479.5 years
Thomas477.5 years
White475.5 years
Carter363.0 years

Businesses in zip code 81240



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