Powderhorn, CO 81243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powderhorn, CO 81243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 126
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gunnison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.269, Longitude -107.191
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Powderhorn, CO 81243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 214
Daytime Population: Workers 127
Daytime Population: Residents 97
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 161
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $60,530
Average Household Income $73,307
Per Capita Income $25,181


Total Housing Units 323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (16.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (78.3%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $363,942


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 49
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 -0.57% -0.57%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families -0.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Powderhorn, CO 81243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81243 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 # 443 12th
Population Density # 471 8th
Diversity Index # 448 11th
Median Household Income # 194 62nd
Per Capita Income # 368 27th

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