Walsenburg, CO 81089 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81089: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walsenburg, CO 81089

Acceptable Alternative
Farista, CO 81089

Not Acceptable, USPS
Farisita, CO 81089
Mutual, CO 81089
Pryor, CO 81089
Toltec, CO 81089

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 293
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,137
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Huerfano County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.617, Longitude -104.817
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81089 has segments in 2 Counties (Huerfano, Las Animas).

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Walsenburg, CO 81089 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,861
Population in Households 4,729
Population in Familes 3,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 2,232
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 1,260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,478 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 708 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $105,981
Average Home Value $191,746


Median Household Income $31,136
Average Household Income $47,239
Per Capita Income $22,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.39%
Households 0.77% 0.44%
Families 0.7% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Walsenburg, CO 81089 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81089 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 # 219 57th
Population Density1 # 347 31st
Diversity Index2 # 55 89th
Median Household Income # 491 3rd
Per Capita Income # 421 17th

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