Trinidad, CO 81082 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Trinidad, CO 81082

Acceptable Alternative
Cokedale, CO 81082
Jansen, CO 81082
Sopris, CO 81082
Starkville, CO 81082

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beshoar Jct, CO 81082
El Moro, CO 81082
Ludlow, CO 81082
Pinon Canyon, CO 81082

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 621
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,818
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 178
  • County: Las Animas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.174, Longitude -104.513
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Trinidad, CO 81082 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81082 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 # 155 68th
Population Density1 # 277 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 69 86th
Median Household Income # 430 12th
Per Capita Income # 399 18th

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Trinidad, CO 81082 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,021
Population in Households 11,411
Population in Familes 8,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 610
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 5,112
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 3,165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,304 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,808 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,113 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $124,664
Average Home Value $147,927


Median Household Income $37,069
Average Household Income $46,902
Per Capita Income $20,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.77% -1.19%
Households -0.42% -1.13%
Families -0.55% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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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