Amherst, CO 80721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amherst, CO 80721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 60
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Phillips County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.681, Longitude -102.168
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Amherst, CO 80721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 116
Population in Households 116
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $181,250
Average Home Value $200,862


Median Household Income $51,029
Average Household Income $78,035
Per Capita Income $27,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Amherst, CO 80721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80721 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 462 8th
Population Density1 # 402 20th
Diversity Index2 # 217 56th
Median Household Income # 276 45th
Per Capita Income # 268 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.