Durango, CO 81301 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Durango, CO 81301

Not Acceptable, USPS
College Heights Durango, CO 81301
Hermosa, CO 81301
Purgatory, CO 81301
Tamarron, CO 81301

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,594
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,374
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 541
  • County: La Plata County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.327, Longitude -107.831
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81301 has segments in 2 Counties (La Plata, San Juan).

Durango, CO 81301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81301 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 # 68 86th
Population Density1 # 228 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 215 56th
Median Household Income # 236 52nd
Per Capita Income # 158 68th

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Durango, CO 81301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 29,522
Population in Households 27,860
Population in Familes 19,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,662
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 12,613
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 6,947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,173 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,440 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,193 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $392,220
Average Home Value $449,857


Median Household Income $52,084
Average Household Income $72,368
Per Capita Income $31,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.86% 1.09%
Households 1.04% 1.21%
Families 0.92% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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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