Sheridan Lake, CO 81071 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Brandon, CO | Sheridan Lake, CO | Towner, CO

Camera Icon Photos of the local Sheridan Lake, CO area

Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Sheridan Lake, CO 81071

Acceptable Alternative
Brandon, CO 81071
Towner, CO 81071

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 118
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kiowa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.447, Longitude -102.219
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Sheridan Lake, CO 81071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81071 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 # 397 19th
Population Density1 # 454 7th
Diversity Index2 # 402 18th
Median Household Income # 344 30th
Per Capita Income # 382 22nd

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


Sheridan Lake, CO 81071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 320
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $80,952
Average Home Value $141,892


Median Household Income $43,593
Average Household Income $56,570
Per Capita Income $21,567
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.51% -0.25%
Households -0.38% -0.16%
Families -0.29% -0.5%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 1,219 Colorado cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 50,187 Colorado Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 1,644 Colorado public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.