Crested Butte, CO 81224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crested Butte, CO 81224

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cement Creek, CO 81224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • Single Family Addresses: 388
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gunnison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.861, Longitude -106.957
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Crested Butte, CO 81224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,163
Daytime Population: Workers 3,788
Daytime Population: Residents 1,538
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,326
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 4,160
Population in Familes 2,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $70,906
Average Household Income $92,859
Per Capita Income $40,877


Total Housing Units 2,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,109 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,054 (36.5%)
Median Home Value $480,797
Average Home Value $539,630


Total Households 1,832
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 969
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.97% 1.71%
Households 1.78% 1.63%
Families 1.77% 1.64%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Crested Butte, CO 81224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81224 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 234 54th
Population Density # 295 42nd
Diversity Index # 477 6th
Median Household Income # 128 75th
Per Capita Income # 103 80th

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