Fort Collins, CO 80524 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80524: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Acceptable Alternative
Severance, CO 80524

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Collins, CO 80524

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,137
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,430
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,581
  • County: Larimer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.636, Longitude -105.05
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 80524 has segments in 2 Counties (Larimer, Weld).

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Fort Collins, CO 80524 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,921
Population in Households 35,448
Population in Familes 26,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 473
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 14,630
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 9,019
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,288 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,342 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 765 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $294,251
Average Home Value $363,735


Median Household Income $59,175
Average Household Income $79,993
Per Capita Income $32,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.11% 2.39%
Households 2.0% 2.38%
Families 2.0% 2.41%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Collins, CO 80524 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80524 to the other 504 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 92nd
Population Density1 # 164 68th
Diversity Index2 # 164 68th
Median Household Income # 186 63rd
Per Capita Income # 177 65th

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