Model, CO 81059 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Model, CO 81059

Acceptable Alternative
Delhi, CO 81059
Thatcher, CO 81059
Tyrone, CO 81059

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 66
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Las Animas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.499, Longitude -104.151
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81059 has segments in 2 Counties (Las Animas, Otero).

Model, CO 81059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81059 to the other 488 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 358 27th
Population Density1 # 459 5th
Diversity Index2 # 112 77th
Median Household Income # 395 19th
Per Capita Income # 481 2nd

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Model, CO 81059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 637
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 6.25
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $132,870


Median Household Income $40,049
Average Household Income $48,182
Per Capita Income $7,770
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.8% -0.86%
Households -1.2% -0.8%
Families -1.31% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.

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